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Nota bibliográfica cribado miscelánea 2014-06

Wald NJ, Bestwick JP. Is the area under an ROC curve a valid measure of the performance of a screening or diagnostic test? J Med Screen. 2014;21(1):51–6.
 Available from: oi: 10.1177/0969141313517497.
The AUC is an unreliable measure of screening performance because in practice the standard deviation of a screening or diagnostic test in affected and unaffected individuals can differ. The problem is avoided by not using AUC at all, and instead specifying DRs for given FPRs or FPRs for given DRs
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