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Table 2 Numbers of CT scans by Townsend deprivation quintile and type of examination in patients under 22 years of age in the Northern Region of England, 1990-2002.

From: Socio-economic variation in CT scanning in Northern England, 1990-2002

  Townsend Quintiles  
Type of examination 1
N (%)
2
N (%)
3
N (%)
4
N (%)
5
N (%)
Total
N (%)
Head & neck 4078 (71) 4614 (69) 6010 (75) 6624 (74) 6395 (75) 27721 (73)
Chest 548 (9.5) 691 (10.3) 667 (8.3) 728 (8.2) 705 (8.3) 3339 (8.8)
Abdomen & pelvis 589 (10) 623 (9.3) 646 (8.0) 731 (8.2) 661 (7.7) 3250 (8.6)
Extremities 222 (3.8) 241 (3.6) 222 (2.8) 328 (3.7) 275 (3.2) 1288 (3.4)
Spine 174 (3.0) 280 (4.2) 252 (3.1) 289 (3.2) 306 (3.6) 1301 (3.4)
Miscellaneous/Unknown 89 (1.5) 144 (2.2) 168 (2.1) 130 (1.5) 107 (1.3) 638 (1.7)
Total 5782 6702 8048 8931 8544 38007
  1. P for association between quintile of deprivation and type of examination < 0.0001