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Table 2 Diagnosis performances of neural network algorithms for the prediction of preterm delivery

From: Preterm labour detection by use of a biophysical marker: the uterine electrical activity

Algorithm BPM LM
Placenta insertion Posterior Anterior Posterior Anterior
Sensitivity (Se) 0.85 0.90 0.82 0.79
Specificity (Sp) 0.93 0.91 0.88 0.87
Negative predictive value (NPV) 0.88 0.92 0.87 0.85
  1. BPM, back propagation with momentum algorithm; LM, Levenberg-Marquardt algorithm.