TableĀ 3

Sensitivity and specificity of each set of PMR criteria

CriteriaSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)AUC (95% CI)Specificity (%)AUC (95% CI)
PMR versus total casesPMR versus RA
ACR/EULAR792.681.50.871 (0.842 to 0.923)79.70.863 (0.798 to 0.909)
US ACR/EULAR792.691.30.920 (0.896 to 0.962)89.90.910 (0.868 to 0.955)
Healey580.381.50.809 (0.729 to 0.852)78.30.773 (0.694 to 0.836)
Chuang et al47781.50.793 (0.713 to 0.836)78.30.789 (0.686 to 0.828)
Bird et al289.240.20.697 (0.787 to 0.880)72.50.740 (0.703 to 0.842)
Jones et al363.196.70.799 (0.745 to 0.859)98.60.816 (0.749 to 0.867)
Nobunaga et al658.297.80.780 (0.718 to 0838)99.50.789 (0.722 to 0.846)
  • ACR, American College of Rheumatology AUC, area under the curve; EULAR, European League Against Rheumatism; PMR, polymyalgia rheumatica; RA, rheumatoid arthritis; US, ultrasound.