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Table 7 Area 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 3.7 ± 0.53 3.57 ± 0.54 0.80 (0.60–0.90) 6.7
 Shaft 2.9 ± 0.51 2.96 ± 0.50 0.93 (0.85–0.97) 4.7
 Distal 1.29 ± 0.21 1.22 ± 0.18 0.72 (0.39–0.87) 9.0
 Total 7.89 ± 1.01 7.74 ± 0.96 0.92 (0.83–0.96) 3.6
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. Intra class Correlation Coefficient (ICC), Standard Error of Measure (SEM)