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Table 3 Comparison of categorical scores of the Demoralisation Scale with the PHQ-9 and GAD-7

From: Early postnatal demoralisation among primiparous women in the community: measurement, prevalence and associated factors

Comparison Scale Demoralisation Scale cutoff score Sensitivity Positive Predictive Value (PPV) Cohen's kappa
PHQ-9 (cutoff score ≥ 10) ≥30 40.0 % (10/25) 32.0 % (10/31) 0.25
GAD-7 (cutoff score ≥ 10) ≥30 52.2 % (12/23) 38.7 % (12/31) 0.41