Positive Predictive Value

Definitions

Health Economics

  • Positive predictive value (PPV or PV+) is the proportion of individuals with positive test results who really do have the disease being investigated. In the figure, PV + = a /( a + b).
  • acronymPPV
    (written as positive predictive value)
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