Skip to main content

Advertisement

Table 5 BMC Inter-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 1.66 ± 0.64 0.87 (0.53–0.95) 11.7
 Shaft 1.32 ± 0.40 1.52 ± 0.48 0.79 (0.33–0.92) 10.2
 Distal 0.33 ± 0.11 0.36 ± 0.14 0.85 (0.69–0.93) 13.7
 Total 3.53 ± 1.08 3.54 ± 1.20 0.92 (0.83–0.96) 11.0
Second Metatarsal bone
 Proximal 1.11 ± 0.39 0.96 ± 0.32 0.73 (0.39–0.88) 4.6
 Shaft 1.68 ± 0.46 1.79 ± 0.46 0.92 (0.74–0.97) 2.8
 Distal 0.55 ± 0.21 0.56 ± 0.20 0.90 (0.81–0.95) 4.2
 Total 3.34 ± 0.89 3.31 ± 0.87 0.95 (0.89–0.97) 3.9
  1. Intra class Correlation Coefficient (ICC), Standard Error of Measure (SEM)