The subjectivity of the probabilities is based on the fact that, in reality, an individual either has the condition or not (with the probability always being 100%), so pre- and post-test probabilities for individuals can rather be regarded as psychological phenomena in the minds of those involved in the diagnodtics at hand
Condition (as determined by "Gold standard")
→ positive predictive value
→ negative test
Apr 20th, 2015
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