Table 2

Sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values of automatically detected and cardiologist verified AF detection by ELR with 95% CI compared with findings with 48 hours continuous ECG recording as gold standard

AF automatically detected by ELR (%)AF detected by ELR and cardiologist verified (%)
Sensitivity92 (79 to 98)84 (69 to 94)
Specificity87 (85 to 88)98 (97 to 99)
Positive predictive value16 (11 to 22)56 (42 to 42)
Negative predictive value99.7 (99.3 to 99.9)99.6 (99.0 to 99.8)