Table 3

Summary of sensitivity, specificity, likelihood ratios and heterogeneity

Sensitivity (95% CI)Specificity (95% CI)LR+ (95% CI)LR− (95% CI)I2 (%)
McMurray’s61% (45% to 74%)84% (69% to 92%)3.2 (1.7 to 5.9)0.52 (0.34 to 0.81)51
JLT83% (73% to 90%)83% (61% to 94%)4.0 (2.1 to 7.5)0.23 (0.12 to 0.44)83
Thessaly 20°75% (53% to 89%)87% (65% to 96%)5.6 (1.5 to 21.0)0.28 (0.11 to 0.71)94
  • JLT, joint line tenderness; LR−, negative likelihood ratio; LR+, positive likelihood ratio.