George Mason University

Accuracy of Depression Surveillence

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Assigned Reading

  • No new material assigned.  You may wish to re-examine material previously assigned
    • Sensitivity, specificity, and area under the curve PubMed►


Learning Material

No new material assigned.  You may wish to re-examine material previously assigned.

  1. Predicting outcomes Slides► Basic Ideas for Predicting► Walk through SQL►
  2. Product of values of data in one column Slides► Video►
  3. Accuracy of Predictive Models (use instructor's last name as password) Read►
  4. Constructing Receiver Operating Curves Slides► Video►
  5. Calculate Area under the Receiver Operating Curve Slides with Code►


Instruction for Submission of Assignments: Assignments should be submitted directly on Blackboard.  In rare situations assignments can be sent directly by email to the instructor. Submission should follow these rules:

  1. Include a 1 sentence summary
  2. Submit your answers in a Jupyter Notebook Download► YouTube► Slides►
    • Nolan's guide on how to insert a plot in Jupyter YouTube►
  3. Submit you Jupyter file in Blackboard.

Task 1: Test the accuracy of the model you have developed in predicting depression of patients. Calculate the sensitivity and specificity of the index in predicting mortality.  Finally, calculate the area under the receiver operating curve.



Copyright 2021 Farrokh Alemi, Ph.D. Most recent revision 01/14/2024.  This page is part of the course on Electronic Health Record Configuration and Data Analysis.