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Fig. 3 | BMC Cancer

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From: Thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsy positively correlates with increased diagnosis of thyroid cancer in South Korean patients

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Results of subgroup analysis for all patients. *Results of subgroup analyses for the relationship between thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsy and diagnosis of thyroid cancer among total patients according to sex, income, financial independence rate of the local government, and median number of thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsies. Relative risk (RR) was calculated using Poisson regression analysis with GEE adjusted for individual- and regional-level characteristics. Results were considered statistically significant if each bar marked to SD did not reach the cutoff line of 1.00

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