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Table 1 Distribution of indications for pediatric CT, Schneider Children’s Medical Center in Israel 1985–2005, and Maccabi healthcare services (1999–2003)

From: Differences in characteristics of pediatric patients undergoing computed tomography between hospitals and primary care settings: implications for assessing cancer follow-up studies

Indication % of all CT examination
  SCMCI MHS
Cancer 37.30 % 3.30 %
Nervous system 16.80 % 14.40 %
Other/unknown 28.50 % 41.60 %
Trauma 10.00 % 10.10 %
Infectious diseases 4.20 % 27.3 %a
Endocrine disorder 3.20 % 3.30 %
  1. aDiseases of respiratory or digestive system