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Table 3 Diagnostic performance of the MEONF-II and NRS 2002 compared to the 18-item MNA (n = 85)

From: Diagnostic performance of the Minimal Eating Observation and Nutrition Form - Version II (MEONF-II) and Nutritional Risk Screening 2002 (NRS 2002) among hospital inpatients - a cross-sectional study

  Number of patients1      
  A B C D SENS2
(95% CI)
SPEC3
(95% CI)
PPV4
(95% CI)
NPV5
(95% CI)
Accuracy6
MEONF-II in relation to MNA 31 7 20 27 .61
(.46-.74)
.79
(.62-.91)
.82
(.66-.92)
.57
(.42-.72)
.68
NRS 2002 in relation to MNA 19 6 32 28 .37
(.24-.52)
.82
(.65-.93)
.76
(.55-.91)
.47
(.34-.60)
.55
  MNA      
Screening (MEONF-II or NRS 2002) UN-risk/UN Not at risk      
UN-risk/UN A B      
Not at risk C D      
  1. 1) Internal attrition/drop-out n = 2 (orthopaedic ward) 2) SENSitivity = A/(A+C); 3) SPECificity = D/(B+D); 4) Positive Predictive Value (PPV) = A/(A+B); 5) Negative Predictive Value (NPV) = D/(C+D); 6) Accuracy = A+D/(A+B+C+D)
  2. MNA, Mini Nutritional Assessment; CI, confidence interval; MEONF-II, Minimal Eating Observation and Nutrition Form - Version II; NRS 2002, Nutrition Risk Screening 2002; UN, Undernutrition.