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Table 6 BMC 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 1.87 ± 0.63 1.94 ± 0.73 0.89 (0.78–0.95) 12.8
 Shaft 1.32 ± 0.40 1.36 ± 0.40 0.83 (0.66–0.91) 12.6
 Distal 0.33 ± 0.11 0.34 ± 0.12 0.66 (0.39–0.83) 21.6
 Total 3.53 ± 1.08 3.63 ± 1.20 0.89 (0.79–0.95) 11.0
Second Metatarsal bone
 Proximal 1.11 ± 0.39 1.08 ± 0.36 0.66 (0.40–0.82) 20.8
 Shaft 1.68 ± 0.46 1.65 ± 0.45 0.87 (0.75–0.94) 10.0
 Distal 0.55 ± 0.21 0.54 ± 0.21 0.82 (0.65–0.91) 16.6
 Total 3.34 ± 0.89 3.27 ± 0.90 0.88 (0.77–0.94) 9.4
  1. Intra class Correlation Coefficient (ICC), Standard Error of Measure (SEM)