Table 4

Area under the curve (AUC) for malaria and dengue and comparison of equality against the scoring systems

AdultsChildren
AUCP value95% CIAUCP value95% CI
Malaria
Malaria scoring system0.930.91 to 0.960.880.78 to 0.99
Africa+fever0.800.000.76 to 0.840.710.020.59 to 0.83
Clinical chemistry*0.890.000.86 to 0.930.820.010.67 to 0.96
Dengue
Dengue scoring system0.920.90 to 0.950.950.88 to 1.0
Asia/South Latin America+symptoms†0.840.000.80 to 0.870.880.350.76 to 1.0
Clinical chemistry‡0.840.000.79 to 0.880.820.260.54 to 1.0
  • *Thrombocytopenia, anaemia, lymphocytopenia, neutropenia.

  • †Rash and muscle pain.

  • ‡Leucopenia and thrombocytopenia.