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Table 4 Optimal cut-off points of maternal lipids in the second trimester for predicting preeclampsia

From: Elevated mid-trimester 4-h postprandial triglycerides for predicting late-onset preeclampsia: a prospective screening study

  AUC (95% CI) Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Youden index Cut-off point p value
FTG 0.637 (0.471–0.803) 0.545 0.729 0.275 2.93 0.126
4 h TG 0.680 (0.505–0.854) 0.727 0.65 0.378 3.92 0.045
HDL-C 0.419 (0.221–0.616) 0.182 0.897 0.078 2.42 0.221
LDL-C 0.32 (0.154–0.485) 1 0.049 0.049 1.8 0.154
FFA 0.511 (0.319–0.703) 0.182 0.99 0.172 1.46 0.903
sd-LDL 0.532 (0.380–0.685) 1 0.202 0.202 29.085 0.717
  1. AUC area under curve, CI confidence interval, FFA fasting free fat acid, FTG fasting triglyceride, HDL-C high-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, LDL-C low-density lipoprotein-cholesterol, sd-LDL fasting small dense low density lipoprotein, 4 h TG 4-h triglyceride