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Table 7 A combination of PLR, NLR and Hb for predicting DR

From: Association between neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio, and diabetic retinopathy among diabetic patients without a related family history

Marker AUC 95%CI lower 95%CI upper Cut off Specificity Sensitivity
NLR 0.64 0.58 0.69 1.84 0.56 0.64
PLR 0.58 0.53 0.63 128.11 0.79 0.35
Hb 0.76 0.72 0.81 146.50 0.68 0.72
NLR + PLR + Hb 0.78 0.74 0.82 0.68 0.75
  1. Based on model: logit (DR) = 8.74874−0.06060*Hb +0.49400*NLR−0.00682*PLR
  2. AUC area under curve, CI confidence intervals, NLR neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio, PLR platelet-to-lymphocyte ratio, Hb hemoglobin, NRI net reclassification index, IDI integrated discrimination improvement