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Table 1 Statistical analysis of all variables collected for 50 female patients and 133 vertebral bodies

From: Quantification of 99mTc-DPD concentration in the lumbar spine with SPECT/CT

Variable Mean SD 95% CI
Age (years) 69.88 13.73 65.98 to 73.78
Weight (kg) 69.39 13.38 65.59 to 73.19
Height (cm) 160.72 6.05 159.00 to 162.44
Administered activity (MBq) 562.84 102.33 533.76 to 591.92
Activity per 1 kg BW (MBq/kg) 8.26 1.41 7.86 to 8.66
ACC (kBq/ml) 48.15 13.66 45.81 to 50.50
ACC (SUVBW) 5.91 1.54 5.64 to 6.17
ACC (SUVLBW) 3.89 0.92 3.74 to 4.05
ACC (SUVBSA) 5.93 1.40 5.69 to 6.17
% ID per ml (10−3) 8.75 2.23 8.12 to 9.39
Bone density (HU) 106.52 58.00 96.57 to 116.46
LAC (cm−1) 0.168 0.007 0.167 to 0.170
  1. ACC activity concentration, BW body weight, BSA body surface area, CI confidence interval, HU Hounsfield units, % ID percentage of injected dose, LAC linear attenuation coefficient, LBW lean body weight, SD standard deviation, SUV standardised uptake value.