Signs and Evidence

Making clinical sense of scientific data


Family history of allergic diseases

Asthma in adults
 Positive likelihood ratio
1.53 ( Tomita K et al. )
(average) 1.53
Negative likelihood ratio
0.89 ( Tomita K et al. )
(average) 0.89

Sources used:

1.Tomita K et al. A scoring algorithm for predicting the presence of adult asthma: a prospective derivation study. Prim Care Respir J. 2013 Mar;22(1):51-8