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Table 2 Age distribution in the detection of tonsilloliths on CT

From: Prevalence and imaging characteristics of detectable tonsilloliths on 482 pairs of consecutive CT and panoramic radiographs

Ages Number of patients Detection rate (%)
  Presence Absence  
<9 2 2 50.0
10-19 4 22 15.5-4
20-29 20 40 33.3
30-39 20 39 33.9
40-49 28 25 52.8
50-59 32 29 52.5
60-69 40 39 50.6
70-79 51 45 53.7
80-89 23 17 57.5
>90 2 3 40.0
Total 222 260 46.1
CT: Computed tomography (n = 482)