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Table 2 Diagnostic accuracy and confidence in interpretation of the chest X-ray cases

From: Family medicine residents’ skill levels in emergency chest X-ray interpretation

Variable Diagnostic Accuracy (%) Diagnostic Confidence (%)
Clinical Case Left Lower Lobe Pneumonia 51.8 63.6
Normal Chest X-Ray 83.8 63.1
Lung Abscess 68.0 70.5
Pneumomediastinum 48.5 58.6
Left Upper Lobe Atelectasis 49.4 61.5
Pulmonary Edema 52.2 63.3
Pneumoperitoneum 82.2 79.2
Empyema 75.1 70.2
Pneumothorax 73.4 77.8
Coronavirus Disease 2019 Pneumonia 89.1 70.0
Training Type Medical Interns 61.9 66.8
General Practitioners 59.0 65.4
Family Medicine Residents 58.0 63.9
Diagnostic Radiology Residents 90.5 87.9
Overall 63.1 67.8
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