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Table 3 Exactness of BCSQ-12 according to MBI-GS

From: Towards a brief definition of burnout syndrome by subtypes: Development of the "Burnout Clinical Subtypes Questionnaire" (BCSQ-12)

  criterion: 'exhaustion'
(cut-off point 'overload'≥3.38)
criterion: 'cynicism'
(cut-off point 'L.development'≥3.63)
criterion: 'inefficacy'
(cut-off point 'neglect'≥2.63)
  index 95% IC index 95% IC index 95% IC
Sensitivity * 75.89 70.07 - 81.72 70.71 65.21 - 76.22 71.19 64.23 - 78.14
Specificity * 62.35 58.40 - 66.30 70.57 66.66 - 74.48 67.03 63.33 - 70.72
   PPVa * 42.82 37.83 - 47.81 55.15 49.87 - 60.44 37.06 31.78 - 42.34
   NPVb * 87.44 84.19 - 90.69 82.48 78.93 - 86.06 89.51 86.68 - 92.33
   OMRc * 33.98 30.69 - 37.27 29.38 26.22 - 32.55 32.08 28,84 - 35.33
   PLRd 2.02 1.78 - 2.29 2.40 2.07 - 2.79 2.16 1.87 - 2.49
   NLRe 0.39 0.30 - 0.49 0.42 0.34 - 0.50 0.43 0.34 - 0.55
   ORf 5.25g 3.62 - 7.60 6.77h 4.79 - 9.57 5.21i 3.57 - 7.60
  1. *values given as percentages. a = Positive predictive value. b = Negative predictive value. c = Overal misclassification rate. d = Positive likelihood ratio. e = Negative likelihood ratio. f = Adjusted Odds Ratio by means of multivariate logistic regression models controlling age, sex, stable relationship, education, occupation, length of service, contract duration and contract type. g = Wald p < 0.001; H-L p = 0.451. h = Wald p < 0.001; H-L p = 0.093. i = Wald p < 0.001; H-L p = 0.216. Values obtained from the total sample (nT).