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Table 2 CT sensitivity and specificity for sutural and synchondrosal assessement in both observers. Observer 1 (inexperienced) and observer 2 (experienced)

From: Sensitivity and specificity of magnetic resonance imaging and computed tomography for the determination of the developmental state of cranial sutures and synchondroses in the dog

Suture/Synchnondrosis Observer 1 sensitivity Confidence level > 95% Observer 1 specificity Confidence level > 95% Observer 2 sensitivity Confidence level > 95% Observer 2 specificity Confidence level > 95%
S1 83.3% 62.6–95.3% 35.7% 12.8–64.9% 87.5% 67.6–97.3% 28.6% 8.4–58.1%
S2 80.8% 60.6–93.4% 69.2% 38.6–90.9% 84.6% 65.1–95.6% 76.9% 46.2–95.0%
S3 83.3% 62.6–95.2% 71.4% 41.9–91.6% 83.3% 62.6–95.2% 71.4% 41.9–91.6%
S4 76.9% 56.4–91.0% 41.3% 15.2–72.3% 88.5% 69.8–97.6% 25% 5.5–57.2%
S5 73.7% 48.8–90.9% 43.7% 19.8–70.1% 78.9% 54.4–93.9% 43.7% 19.8–70.1%
S6 75% 53.3–90.2% 46.2% 19.2–74.9% 75% 53.3–90.2% 46.2% 19.2–74.9%
S7 85.7% 63.7–97.0% 50% 24.7–75.3% 85.7% 63.7–97.0% 50% 24.7–75.3%
S8 81.5% 61.9–93.7% 50% 21.1–78.9% 81.5% 61.9–93.7% 50% 21.1–78.9%
S9 77.8% 52.4–93.6% 27.8% 9.7–53.5% 83.3% 58.6–96.4% 22.2% 6.4–47.6%
S10 83.3% 35.8–99.6% 25.9% 11.1–46.3% 100% 60.7–100% 22.2% 8.6–42.3%
S11 87.5% 47.3–99.7% 26.9% 11.6–47.8% 100% 68.8–100% 23.1% 9.0–43.6%
S12 100% 83–8-100% 25% 5.5–57.2% 94.4% 72.7–99.9% 25% 5.5–57.2%
SO 96.8% 83.3–99.9% 100% 54.1–100% 96.8% 83.3–99.9% 100% 60.7–100%
IS 93.7% 79.2–99.2% 83.3% 35.9–99.6% 93.7% 79.2–99.2% 83.3% 35.9–99.6%
SE 85.2% 66.3–95.8% 80% 44.4–97.5% 85.2% 66.3–95.8% 80% 44.4–97.5%