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Table 2 Summary of the different indices of assessing case-finding

From: Comparison of surveillance-based metrics for the assessment and monitoring of disease detection: simulation study about type 2 diabetes

  Prevalence of undiagnosed disease
Index Increasing (PU+) Decreasing (PU)
ω 1 (+) +
ω 2 +
DR0 +
DR5 +
Φ 5 (–) (+)
  1. A plus (+) or a minus (–) sign denotes whether the index indicates an improvement or a deterioration of case-finding over time. If a plus or minus sign is put in parentheses, the index is indecisive for some ages