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Table 3 Logistic Regression for Variables Affecting Non-Diagnostic Rate

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

Variable   Co-efficient (SE, 95 % CI) OR (range) P value
Speciality Pathology -1.89 (0.37) (-2.63; -1.17) 0.15 (0.07–0.31) < 0.001
  Radiology -1.46 (0.24) (-1.9; − 0.9745) 0.23 (0.23–0.58) < 0.001
  Surgery Reference 1  
ROSE Yes -0.97 (0.22) (-1.41 -0.54) 0.38 (0.24–0.58) < 0.001
  No Reference 1  
  1. ROSE Rapid Onsite Evaluation