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Table 1 Patient Demographics

From: Differences in radiation dose for computed tomography of the brain among pediatric patients at the emergency departments: an observational study

  Overall (n = 479) Pediatric ED (n = 379) General EDs (n = 100) p-value
Median Age in Years (Interquartile Range) 7 (3 to 12) 6 (2 to 10) 13 (10 to 15) < 0.001
Gender, n (%)   `   0.426
 Male 290 (60.5) 226 (59.6) 64 (64.0)  
Diagnosis, n (%)     < 0.001
 Seizure 149 (31.1) 127 (33.5) 22 (22.0)  
 Head Injury 147 (30.7) 105 (27.7) 42 (42.0)  
 Altered Mental Status 44 (9.2) 36 (9.5) 8 (8.0)  
 Stroke 34 (7.1) 34 (9.0) 0 (0)  
 Headache, not specified 22 (4.6) 9 (2.4) 13 (13.0)  
 Meningoencephalitis 21 (4.4) 18 (4.7) 3 (3.0)  
 Intracranial Neoplasm 11 (2.3) 11 (2.9) 0 (0)  
 Cardiac Arrest 9 (1.9) 4 (1.1) 5 (5.0)  
 Syncope 9 (1.9) 5 (1.3) 4 (4.0)  
 Intracranial Haemorrhage 6 (1.3) 4 (1.1) 2 (2.0)  
 Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt-related 3 (0.6) 3 (0.8) 0 (0)  
 Others 24 (5.0) 23 (6.1) 1 (1.0)