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Table 6 The association between positive foreign body aspiration and the weighted risk score

From: A new scoring system and clinical algorithm for the management of suspected foreign body aspiration in children: a retrospective cohort study

  Weighted risk score  
≤1 2–3 4–5 > 5 Total P value
FBA Positive N 7 55 43 34 139 < 0.001*
% 15.6% 73.3% 87.8% 100.0% 68.5%
Negative N 38 20 6 0 64
% 84.4% 26.7% 12.2% 0.0% 31.5%
Total   45 75 49 34 203
  1. *significant at p < 0.05; FBA: foreign body aspiration