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Table 3 Responses to the question: ‘For a paediatric patient, how often would you generally consider previous radiological examinations undertaken, prior to performing another medical imaging examination for that same child?’

From: Paediatric imaging radiation dose awareness and use of referral guidelines amongst radiology practitioners and radiographers

  Profession  
Radiology practitioners Radiographers Total
Never 0 3 3 (2.7 %)
Rarely 1 6 7 (6.4 %)
Sometimes 1 13 14 (12.7 %)
Very Often 1 34 35 (31.8 %)
Always 9 42 51 (46.4 %)
Total 12 98 110 (100 %)
  1. X 2(4) = 5.371, p = 0.251