Table 3:

Sensitivity, specificity, and accuracy of 9 radiologists without and with output of ANN

ObserverSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)Accuracy (%)
Without ANNWith ANNP*Without ANNWith ANNP*Without ANNWith ANNP*
Precertification radiologists
    A79.487.389.494.286.992.4
    B73.085.787.691.883.990.3
    C74.688.187.893.784.592.3
    D75.488.991.095.087.193.5
Average75.687.5<.00589.093.7<.00585.692.1<.005
Board certified radiologists
    E81.792.192.695.589.994.6
    F71.480.287.090.783.188.1
    G88.993.793.494.292.394.0
    H84.188.988.694.287.592.9
    I77.879.489.990.786.987.9
Average80.886.80.1990.393.10.1187.991.50.13
Overall average78.587.1<.00589.793.3<.00586.991.8<.005
  • Note:—ANN indicates artificial neural network.

  • * Student t test for paired data.