Table 3

Proportions of malignancy cytology in the most encountered specimen types in 2019 and 2020

Specimen type20192020Proportion change from 2019 to 2020 (%)P value (χ2 analysis)
Thyroid7/228 (3%)3/193 (1.5%)1.50.355
Lung127/616 (20.6%)92/352 (26.1%)5.50.055
Neck NOS31/77 (40.2%)20/53 (37.7%)2.50.856
Salivary gland13/73 (17.8%)15/61 (24.5%)6.70.396
Overall242/1170 (20.6%)222/871 (25.4%)4.80.012
  • NOS, not otherwise specified.