Table 2

Leading diagnoses and mean diagnostic confidence based on patient gender for each individual case scored (n=24‚ÄČ240 case scores)

Female patientsMale patientsP value
IPF (first-choice diagnosis)1113 (10.6%)5195 (37.8%)<0.0001
Diagnostic confidence71.4% (20.3)78.6% (18.6)<0.001
IPF (second-choice diagnosis)703 (6.7%)1519 (11.1%)<0.001
Diagnostic confidence27.2% (10.8)29.2% (11.3)0.0003
Connective tissue disease-ILD2519 (24%)1197 (8.7%)<0.001
Diagnostic confidence71.8 (20.6)68.1 (20.5)<0.0001
Hypersensitivity pneumonitis1794 (17.1%)1007 (7.3%)<0.001
Diagnostic confidence69.3 (20.2)62.2 (18.8)<0.0001
  • ILD, interstitial lung disease; IPF, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.