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Table 4 Differences in the viewpoints between the stroke and non-stroke specialists in the modified Delphi process

From: Brain computerized tomography reading in suspected acute ischemic stroke patients: what are essentials for medical students?

Items of brain CT reading Overall Stroke specialists vs. non-stroke specialists
Stroke specialists Non-stroke specialists p
N = 15 N = 8 N = 7
Epidural and subdural space 8 (6,8) 6.5 (6,8) 8 (7,9) 0.03
Lateral ventricles 8 (6,9) 6.5 (5.3,8) 9 (8,9) 0.03
Anterior and posterior horns of lateral ventricles 8 (6,8) 6.5 (5.3,7.8) 8 (8,9) < 0.01
Temporal horns of lateral ventricles 7 (6,8) 6 (4.3,7) 8 (8,9) < 0.01
Third ventricle 6 (5,7) 5.5 (5,6) 7 (7,8) 0.01
Fourth ventricle 6 (6,7) 6 (6,6) 7 (7,8) 0.02
Corpus callosum 5 (5,7) 5 (4,5.8) 7 (5,7) 0.03
Medulla 7 (5,8) 6.5 (5,7) 8 (8,8) 0.02
  1. Median (Q1, Q3) is used for reporting rating scores
  2. Data were analyzed using Mann–Whitney U test. Bold p values are significant