APPENDIX to the file Bayes theorem in medicine

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Unformatted text preview: APPENDIX to the file Bayes theorem in medicine.doc The correspondence between different notations of probabilities of the events representing an interest for medical diagnostics is given in the Table 1. Table 1------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ | Textbook | Our | | notations | notations| REMARKS------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Probability of a disease | P(D + ) | P(B) | P(D + ) + P(D ) = 1------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Probability of the absence of a disease | P(D ) | P(B) | P(B) + P(B) = 1------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------ Probability of positive outcome of a test | P(T + ) | P(A) | P(T + ) + P(T ) = 1-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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