Table 1

Cutoffs applied to assess the validity of the nutritional screening and monitoring tools

AssessmentCodeRatingCutoff
Sensitivity (Se)/gGoodSe and Sp≥80%
Specificity (Sp)fFairSe or Sp<80%, but both >50%
pPoorSe or Sp≤50%
Kappa30peAlmost perfect0.81–1.00
suSubstantial0.61–0.80
mModerate0.41–0.60
fFair0.21–0.40
sSlight0–0.20
nNo agreement<0