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Table 1 Number of Thyroid Biopsies and Diagnostic Rate by Speciality

From: Factors affecting thyroid nodule fine needle aspiration non‐diagnostic rates: a retrospective association study of 1975 thyroid biopsies

  Speciality (n,%)
  Radiology Pathology Surgery Unknown
Diagnostic 1074 (91.7 %) 633 (96.6 %) 64 (62.1 %) 36 (88.3 %)
Non-Diagnostic 97 (8.3 %)* 22 (3.4 %)* 39 (37.9 %) 10 (21.7 %)
Total 1171 655 103 46
  1. *p < 0.001 Pathology vs. Surgery, Radiology vs. Surgery