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Table 1 Demographic data of all persons undergoing panoramic radiograph examination

From: Ultrasound screening for asymptomatic carotid stenosis in subjects with calcifications in the area of the carotid arteries on panoramic radiographs: a cross-sectional study

Group   n Included
n (%)
Significance*
Sex Women 557 53 (9.5%) p = 0.677
  Men 625 64 (10.2%)  
Age (years) < 65 827 40 (4.8%) p < 0.0001
  65-74 355 77 (21.7%)  
Indication for Regular dental 668 94 (14.1%) p < 0.0001‡
panoramic Specialised dental 279 6 (2.2%)  
examination† Specialised medical 235 17 (7.2%)  
All   1182 117 (10.1%) -
  1. *Chi-2-test.
  2. † Regular dental - examinations performed in all practices using panorama, e.g. dental and implant treatment. Specialised dental - examinations performed in specialist dental clinics such as fractures and orthodontics. Specialised medical - examinations routinely performed prior to medical interventions, e.g. heart valve surgery.
  3. ‡ Overall difference between the three groups.