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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of study sample

From: Patient recalls associated with resident-to-attending radiology report discrepancies: predictive factors for risky discrepancies

Variables  
Total patients N = 686
Sex, femalea 356 (51.9%)
Age (mean ± SD years)b 55.3 ± 18
Categories of diagnostic errorsa
 Perception error 519 (75.7%)
 Misdiagnosis 167 (24.3%)
Categories of diseasesa
 Neoplasm 180 (26.2%)
 Digestive 150 (21.9%)
 Neurologic 102 (14.9%)
 Trauma 76 (11.1%)
 Genitourinary 36 (5.2%)
 Others 142 (20.7%)
Image findingsa
 Minor findings 142 (20.7%)
 Critical findings 544 (79.3%)
Inpatient management 147 (21.4%)
Adverse outcomesa 41 (6.0%)
Conditions
 (1) Delayed operation 40 (5.8%)
 (2) 30-day in-hospital mortality 0 (0.0%)
 (3) ICU admission 1 (0.1%)
Examinationa
 CT abdomen and pelvis 328 (47.8%)
 CT head 131 (19.1%)
 CT vessel 65 (9.5%)
 CT chest 48 (7.0%)
 CT whole body trauma 20 (2.9%)
 CT neck 18 (2.6%)
 CT musculoskeletal 3 (0.4%)
 CT spines 1 (0.1%)
 MRI head 66 (9.6%)
 MRI spine 6 (0.9%)
Duty periodsa
 On-duty period 269 (39.2%)
 Off-duty period 417 (60.8%)
Time internal between preliminary and finalized reportsa
 Early finalized reports (≤ 9 h) 285 (41.5%)
 Late finalized reports (> 9 h) 401 (58.5%)
  1. aData are number of patients, with percentages in parentheses. bData are mean ± standard deviation. The sum of percentages may not be exactly 100% owing to rounding
  2. CT Computed tomography, ICU intensive care unit, MRI magnetic resonance imaging