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Table 2 Operating characteristics of GAD-7 for different cut-off points.

From: Cultural adaptation into Spanish of the generalized anxiety disorder-7 (GAD-7) scale as a screening tool

Cut-off point Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV Cases
8 93.4 85.8 88.6 92.9 53.8
9 91.5 90.6 90.7 91.4 50.5
10 86.8 93.4 92.9 87.6 46.7
11 79.2 95.3 94.4 82.1 42.0
12 74.5 96.2 95.2 79.1 39.2
13 67.9 97.2 96.0 75.2 35.4
14 62.3 100.0 100.0 72.6 31.1
  1. Note: PPV = Positive predictive value; NPV = Negative predictive value. All values expressed as %.