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Table 3 Sensitivity, specificity and accuracy analysis for both methods (CBCT and conventional intraoral radiographs) divided by each examination of two radiologists

From: Performance of cone beam computed tomography and conventional intraoral radiographs in detecting interproximal alveolar bone lesions: a study in pig mandibles

Methods Sensitivity (95% CI) Specificity (95% CI) Accuracy (95% CI)
Examiner 1– 1st analysis
 CBCT 0.767 (0.640 to 0.866) 0.800 (0.563 to 0.943) 0.775 (0.684 to 0.867)
 Radiograph 0.717 (0.586 to 0.825) 0.650 (0.408 to 0.846) 0.700 (0.600 to 0.800)
Examiner 2– 1st analysis
 CBCT 0.900 (0.795 to 0.962) 0.600 (0.361 to 0.809) 0.825 (0.742 to 0.908)
 Radiograph 0.900 (0.795 to 0.962) 0.450 (0.231 to 0.685) 0.788 (0.698 to 0.877)
Examiner 1 – 2nd analysis
 CBCT 0.783 (0.658 to 0.879) 0.700 (0.457 to 0.881) 0.762 (0.669 to 0.856)
 Radiograph 0.817 (0.696 to 0.905) 0.600 (0.361 to 0.809) 0.763 (0.670 to 0.856)
Examiner 2 – 2nd analysis
 CBCT 0.933 (0.838 to 0.982) 0.450 (0.231 to 0.685) 0.812 (0.727 to 0.898)
 Radiograph 0.917 (0.816 to 0.972) 0.500 (0.272 to 0.728) 0.813 (0.727 to 0.898)
  1. 95% CI 95% confidence interval