View the step-by-step solution to:


Adrian takes an instant test for a viral

disease. On the box, it is mentioned that both the sensitivity and specificity of the test is 99%. Upon checking the Health database website, he also finds out that the disease affects 0.1% of the population. What is the likelihood that Adrian has the disease if his test is positive?

Top Answer

Here is the solution... View the full answer

Sign up to view the full answer

Why Join Course Hero?

Course Hero has all the homework and study help you need to succeed! We’ve got course-specific notes, study guides, and practice tests along with expert tutors.

  • -

    Study Documents

    Find the best study resources around, tagged to your specific courses. Share your own to gain free Course Hero access.

    Browse Documents
  • -

    Question & Answers

    Get one-on-one homework help from our expert tutors—available online 24/7. Ask your own questions or browse existing Q&A threads. Satisfaction guaranteed!

    Ask a Question