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Table 8 Results of the receiver operating curve (ROC) analysis

From: Development and validation of the suicidal behaviours questionnaire - autism spectrum conditions in a community sample of autistic, possibly autistic and non-autistic adults

Group SBQ-ASC cut-off Sensitivity Specificity AUC 95% CI
Autistic/possibly autistic ( N = 421) 11.5 0.867 0.74   
  12.5 0.822 0.81 .888 .855—.921
  13.5 0.77 0.85   
  1. Bold indicates the recommended SBQ-ASC cutoff correctly classifying 88% of autistic adults who reported lifetime experience of suicide attempt(s) according to item 1 of the SBQ-R