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Table 3 Agreement in evaluating the maxillary sinus on panoramic images

From: Evaluation of the maxillary sinus in panoramic radiography—a comparative study

  Inter-examiner Intra-examiner
  p OR p OR
Complete shadow <0.001* 6.133 0.549 1.387
Basal shadow 0.441 1.186 0.621 0.806
Foreign body 0.596 1.207 0.991 0.993
Oro-antral communication 0.842 1.083 0.432 0.547
Basal septum 0.004* 0.542 0.375 0.704
Polypoid mucosal thickening 0.052 1.748 0.060 0.404
Maxillary bone cyst penetrating into the sinus 0.628 0.855 0.044* 0.331
Fluid level 0.653 1.515 0.999 0.000
Status post sinus lift 1.000 1.000 0.696 0.765
No finding 0.511 0.866 0.280 0.562
  1. Inter-examiner describes agreement between two rating groups (first-year and last-year residents) and intra-examiner describes individual agreement between two evaluation runs. Shown p values define the degree of agreement
  2. * p < 0.05