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Table 2 Performance of qSOFA for predicting hospital mortality

From: The prognostic performance of qSOFA for community-acquired pneumonia

  Cut-off Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV OR 95%CI
       5% 95%
qSOFA ≥ 2 39.1% 87.8% 17.2% 95.7% 4.61 2.57 8.12
CURB-65 ≥ 2 87.5% 41.0% 8.8% 98.0% 4.89 2.29 12.01
PSI ≥ IV 89.1% 42.0% 9.1% 98.3% 5.88 2.64 15.46
  1. Abbreviations: CURB-65 Confusion, Urea, Respiratory Rate, Blood Pressure and Age; ICU intensive care unit; PSI Pneumonia Severity Index; qSOFA quick Sequential (Sepsis-related) Organ Failure Assessment; PPV positive predictive value; NPV negative predictive value; OR odds ratio