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Table 1 Sensitivity and Specificity for perceived dental status according to different cut-off points.

From: Self – perceived and clinically diagnosed dental and periodontal health status among young adults and their implications for epidemiological surveys

Cut-off point Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%)
DMFT = 8 34% 83%
DMFT = 1 27% 90%
D = 1 33% 86%