Table 5

Responses selecting pathologists as ultimate diagnostic decision makers of samples between respondents who underwent the corresponding procedures versus not

Procedure statusThinks diagnosis is made by a pathologistP value
NoYes
Underwent Pap test*0.65
 No49 (89.1%)6 (10.9%)
 Yes150 (86.2%)24 (13.8%)
Underwent breast biopsy*0.26
 No157 (81.8%)35 (18.2%)
 Yes27 (73.0%)10 (27.0%)
Underwent prostate biopsy†0.047
 No98 (88.3%)13 (11.7%)
 Yes7 (63.6%)4 (36.4%)
Underwent GI biopsy0.24
 No217 (88.2%)29 (11.8%)
 Yes87 (82.9%)18 (17.1%)
Underwent cancer procedure0.046
 No232 (80.6%)56 (19.4%)
 Yes40 (67.8%)19 (32.2%)
  • *Analysis restricted to females only.

  • †Analysis restricted to males only.

  • GI, gastrointestinal.