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Table 4 Sensitivity† and specificity‡ of SRA-DM and EndNote auto-deduplication (validation testing)

From: Better duplicate detection for systematic reviewers: evaluation of Systematic Review Assistant-Deduplication Module

  Cytology screening Stroke Haematology
SRA-DM EndNote SRA-DM EndNote SRA-DM EndNote
True positive (correctly identified duplicates) 1,265 885 426 372 208 159
False negative (duplicates missed) 139 518 81 134 38 87
Sensitivity (%) 90.10 63.08 84.02 73.52 84.55 64.63
True negative (correctly identified unique records) 452 452 785 784 1,169 1,165
False positive (incorrectly identified duplicates) 0 1 0 2 0 4
Specificity (%) 100.00 99.78 100.00 99.75 100.00 99.66