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Table 1 BMD Intra-rater reliability

From: Reliability of analysis of the bone mineral density of the second and fifth metatarsals using dual-energy x-ray absorptiometry (DXA)

Variable MeanA1 (g/cm2) MeanA2 (g/cm2) ICC (95% CI) SEM (%)
Fifth Metatarsal bone
 Proximal 0.5 ± 0.11 0.48 ± 0.13 0.84 (0.69–0.92) 10.7
 Shaft 0.45 ± 0.10 0.44 ± 0.12 0.86 (0.73–0.93) 10.1
 Distal 0.25 ± 0.06 0.25 ± 0.07 0.83 (0.67–0.92) 12.0
 Total 0.44 ± 0.10 0.43 ± 0.12 0.86 (0.72–0.93) 10.1
Second Metatarsal bone
 Proximal 0.65 ± 0.13 0.64 ± 0.14 0.95 (0.90–0.98) 4.9
 Shaft 0.51 ± 0.09 0.51 ± 0.09 0.98 (0.96–0.99) 2.4
 Distal 0.31 ± 0.06 0.31 ± 0.06 0.97 (0.93–0.98) 3.9
 Total 0.49 ± 0.08 0.48 ± 0.09 0.97 (0.92–0.98) 3.4
  1. Intraclass Correlation Coefficient (ICC), Standard Error of Measure (SEM)