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Table 3 Referrals for Imaging

From: Changing outpatient referral patterns in a small pediatric nephrology practice

  Early cohort (2002–2004) Late cohort (2011–2013)  
Referral Indication n (% within cohort, % within category) n (% within cohort, % within category) χ [2], p; Odds Ratio [95% CI of OR]
Total 79 (15.5%) 96 (18.9%) 2.311, 0.128,
1.287 [0.929, 1.784]
ABN, US, OR CT IMAGING 20 (3.9, 25.0%) 31 (6.1, 32.0%) 2.543, 0.111,
1.592 [0.895, 2.832]
SK OR MCKD* 19 (3.7, 24%) 35 (6.9, 37.0%) 5.072, 0.024,
1.920 [1.079, 3.390]
HYDRO/DILATION UT 40 (7.8, 51.0%) 30 (5.9, 31.0%) 1.492, 0.222,
0.737 [0.452, 1.204]
  1. ABN abnormal, US ultrasound, CT computed tomography, SK solitary kidney, MCDK multi-cystic dysplastic kidney, HYDRO/DILATION UT, hydronephrosis/dilation of urinary tract
  2. *p < 0.05
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