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Table 3 BMD Scan-Rescan reliability

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

Variable MeanD1 (g/cm2) MeanD2(g/cm2) ICC (95% CI) SEM (%)
Fifth Metatarsal bone
 Proximal 0.5 ± 0.11 0.51 ± 0.13 0.83 (0.67–0.92) 11.0
 Shaft 0.45 ± 0.10 0.46 ± 0.11 0.84 (0.68–0.92) 9.5
 Distal 0.25 ± 0.06 0.26 ± 0.06 0.57 (0.26–0.77) 16.2
 Total 0.44 ± 0.10 0.45 ± 0.11 0.82 (0.66–0.91) 10.4
Second Metatarsal bone
 Proximal 0.65 ± 0.13 0.65 ± 0.14 0.77 (0.58–0.89) 10.1
 Shaft 0.51 ± 0.09 0.50 ± 0.08 0.76 (0.56–0.88) 8.4
 Distal 0.31 ± 0.06 0.30 ± 0.07 0.56 (0.26–0.77) 14.5
 Total 0.49 ± 0.08 0.48 ± 0.09 0.70 (0.45–0.84) 9.7
  1. Intra class Correlation Coefficient (ICC), Standard Error of Measure (SEM)