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% of sessions that visit page varies - segment vs filter

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Hi all,

 

I hope you are well.

 

I am trying to figure out what percentage of sessions on my site visit a type of page that I have grouped using a regular expression.

 

If I use a segment saying page matches regular expression A I get 48% of sessions whereas if I create a custom report that brings sessions by page and the page matches regular expression A through a filter, I get 36% of sessions.

 

I know that segments and filters sometimes bring different results but in this case I'd have thought they wouldn't. Why are results different in this case? How would I interpret both numbers?

 

I think I should go with the segment but can anyone confirm this is right, please? 

 

Thanks and best regards, A.