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Table 2 Chi-square statistics: Number (%) of positive criteria - BN versus cancer

From: Ultrasound criteria for risk stratification of thyroid nodules in the previously iodine deficient area of Austria - a single centre, retrospective analysis

BN vs. cancer: BN Cancer Χ2 p-value
Mild hypoechogenicity 55/142 (39%) 19/53 (36%) 0.136 0.712
Marked hypoechogenicity 26/142 (18%) 22/53 (42%) 11.194 0.001
Microlobulated/ irregular margins 39/142 (27%) 29/53 (55%) 12.621 0.0004
Microcalcifications 10/142 (7%) 16/53 (30%) 17.894 0.00002
Taller than wide 17/142 (12%) 15/53 (28%) 7.503 0.006
No thin halo 99/142 (70%) 47/53 (89%) 7.375 0.007