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Table 3 Elastography findings

From: Prevalence of thyroid carcinoma in nodules with thy 3 cytology: the role of preoperative ultrasonography and strain elastography

Characteristics Overall Benign Thy3 Malignant Thy3 P - value† Odds ratio (95% credible Interval) Adjusted odds ratioa (95% credible interval)
Scores 1 & 2 (Soft) 22 (27.84) 22 (100) 0 (0) 0.02 Ref Ref
Scores 3 & 4 (Hard) 57 (72.15) 44 (77.19) 13 (22.80)   20.77 (2.22, 660.49) 19.85 (1.56, 637.13)
  1. Variables are n (%) unless stated otherwise. †p-value from Fisher’s exact test.
  2. aAdjusted for margins, ill-defined borders, taller than wide shape and Thy3.