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Table 1 The main themes that concern patients in radiology

From: Understanding patient needs and gaps in radiology reports through online discussion forum analysis

Main themes Sub-themes % within the theme % out of 659
Radiology report
(n = 234)
(35.50%)
Report Representation 19.65 6.98
Image visualization 22.64 8.04
Resources 8.54 3.03
Preference 22.64 8.04
Understanding 26.49 9.40
Safety
(n = 128)
(19.42%)
Pregnancy 23.43 4.55
Radiation 29.68 5.76
Anxiety 32.03 6.22
Contrast media 14.84 2.88
Procedure
(n = 108)
(16.38%)
Length of procedure 23.15 3.79
Cognitive questions 45.37 7.43
Feeling comfortable 31.48 5.15
Meaning
(n = 61)
(9.25%)
Modality types 45.90 4.24
Test types 54.09 5
Patient portal
(n = 53)
(8.04%)
Technical issues 45.28 3.64
Features 54.71 4.40
Preparation
(n = 27)
(4.09%)
Preparation 100 4.09
Price
(n = 23)
(3.64%)
Price 100 3.64
The medical staff
(n = 24)
(3.64%)
Responsibility 100 3.64
Price
(n = 23)
(3.64%)
Price 100 3.64