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Table 4 BMC 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 1.87 ± 0.63 1.76 ± 0.66 0.91 (0.79–0.96) 11.0
 Shaft 1.32 ± 0.40 1.31 ± 0.44 0.90 (0.81–0.95) 10.4
 Distal 0.33 ± 0.11 0.31 ± 0.12 0.88 (0.73–0.95) 12.7
 Total 3.53 ± 1.08 3.38 ± 1.16 0.92 (0.83–0.96) 9.5
Second Metatarsal bone
 Proximal 1.11 ± 0.39 0.91 ± 0.34 0.65 (0.21–0.84) 23.0
 Shaft 1.68 ± 0.46 1.67 ± 0.51 0.96 (0.92–0.98) 5.8
 Distal 0.55 ± 0.21 0.54 ± 0.19 0.94 (0.87–0.97) 9.8
 Total 3.34 ± 0.89 3.12 ± 0.90 0.92 (0.71–0.97) 7.9
  1. Intra class Correlation Coefficient (ICC), Standard Error of Measure (SEM)