Table 4.

Predictive accuracy of HOXA9 and NID2 on head and neck cancer saliva samples

PredictorSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)AUCMethylation cutoff value
Oral and oropharyngeal cancer (n = 51)
 HOXA963530.6513.11
 NID272210.5711.48
Oral cancer (n = 35)
 HOXA975530.7513.11
 NID287210.7311.48
 HOXA9 and NID250900.75a
  • aClassified positive (+) if predicted probability for positive outcome (tumor) ≥ than 0.5.