Welcome to Statistics with Crayons! Every other week, discover a new statistical concept with our furry friends Hans and Hera in their video series, “Statistics with Crayons: Hans & Hera”. Then, take a closer look at everyday applications of these concepts in our podcast featuring the expertise of University of Pennsylvania faculty. Our final lesson from our first season can be found below! Keep an eye out in the near future for more information about our future content.
Sensitivity, Specificity, Positive and Negative Predictive Values
When you suspect you have the flu and go to the doctor, they will give you a diagnostic test that will determine your course of treatment. The test result will indicate whether or not you have the flu. How do you know that your positive result is not a false positive or if your negative result is not a false negative? Check out our next video to learn how sensitivity, specificity, positive, and negative predictive values can help you quantify uncertainties about a diagnostic test.
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