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Table 5 Net benefit of using the POSMI score, APACHE IV and SOFA compared to treating sepsis assuming all of them will die during the ICU stay

From: Development and validation of a score to predict mortality in ICU patients with sepsis: a multicenter retrospective study

Threshold probability Net benefit Advantage of using A-SIMP score
Treat all POSMI score APACHE IV SOFA Difference in net benefita
0.01 0.924 0.93 0.925 0.924 0.006
0.02 0.847 0.863 0.851 0.847 0.016
0.03 0.769 0.813 0.777 0.769 0.044
0.04 0.689 0.777 0.709 0.689 0.088
0.05 0.607 0.731 0.665 0.608 0.124
0.1 0.169 0.553 0.474 0.409 0.384
0.15 − 0.319 0.433 0.321 0.296 0.752
0.2 − 0.869 0.328 0.222 0.195 1.197
0.25 − 1.492 0.257 0.149 0.138 1.749
0.3 − 2.203 0.223 0.103 0.103 2.426
0.35 − 3.025 0.182 0.076 0.089 3.207
0.4 − 3.983 0.162 0.064 0.067 4.145
0.45 − 5.116 0.139 0.04 0.065 5.255
0.5 − 6.475 0.114 0.024 0.026 6.589
0.55 − 8.136 0.096 0.02 0.013 8.232
0.6 − 10.212 0.059 − 0.005 0.004 10.271
0.65 − 12.881 0.047 − 0.004 0.01 12.928
0.7 − 16.441 0.013 − 0.011 0.005 16.454
0.75 − 21.424 0.03 0.006 0.01 21.454
0.8 − 28.898 0.004 0.004 0.008 28.902
  1. aCompare with treat all