Table 7

Associations between the presence of autoantibodies and symptoms and objective tests

Autoantibodies present?PPVNPVLR (95% CI)7-151
Yes (n=56)7-150No (n=215)7-150
+ve Ocular symptoms?
 Yes14480.230.801.11 (0.7, 1.9)
 No42166
+ve Oral symptoms?
 Yes17650.210.790.99 (0.6, 1.6)
 No39148
+ve Ocular and oral symptoms?
 Yes9290.240.801.17 (0.6, 2.3)
 No47183
+ve Schirmer-1 test?
 Yes12490.190.780.91 (0.5, 1.6)
 No41147
+ve USF test?
 Yes15620.190.780.91 (0.6, 1.5)
 No41148
  • 7-150 Frequencies do not add to totals because of missing data.

  • 7-151 LR (95% CI)=likelihood ratio (95% confidence intervals). Abbreviations as in Table 3.