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Table 6 Most important factors influencing your decision as to whether or not to recommend a preoperative breast MRI? (select all applicable choices)

From: Utilization of breast MRI and breast MRI-guided biopsy in clinical practice: results of a survey in Québec and France

  Québec France p value
χ2 test
  Proportions 95% CI Proportions 95% CI
Pathology (i.e., invasive vs. DCIS) 78.3% (18/23) [60–96.5] 87.2% (109/125) [81.3–93.1] 0.259
Patient age 52.2% (12/23) [30.1–74.3] 62.4% (78/125) [53.8–71.0] 0.356
Breast density 47.8% (11/23) [25.7–69.9] 46.4% (58/125) [37.5–55.3] 0.900
Surgeon’s preference 47.8% (11/23) [25.7–69.9] 21.8% (26/125) [13.6–28.0] 0.006
MRI availability 13 % (3/23) [1.85–27.9] 4.8% (6/125) [1–8.6] 0.128
Other 13 % (3/23) [1.85–28] 22.6% (27/125) [14.3–28.9] 0.348
  1. Note—Data in parentheses are ratio