|Professional group||Sensitivity % (95% CI)||Specificity % (CI)||+LR||−LR|
|*+LR=likelihood ratio for the presence of the disease if the test is positive; −LR=likelihood ratio if the test is negative. +LR, −LR, and CI calculated from data in article.|
|General practitioner||33 (17 to 54)||96 (91 to 98)||8.06||0.70|
|Health visitor||20 (7 to 41)||93 (88 to 97)||3.04||0.86|
|Midwife||21 (6 to 46)||98 (94 to 100)||12.42||0.80|
|Whole primary healthcare team||43 (25 to 63)||92 (86 to 96)||5.27||0.62|
A primary healthcare team had low sensitivity for detecting postnatal depression
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