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Table 2 Typical local CT DRL values (75th percentile) for common CT examinations in the study population

From: Assessment of diagnostic reference levels awareness and knowledge amongst CT radiographers

Study Head Chest Abdomen/pelvic
CTDIvol/DLP CTDIvol/DLP CTDIvol/DLP
Adult
 Adejoh et al. [16] 63/1431   
 Ekpo et al. [25] 61/1310 17/735 20/1486
 Zira et al. [26] 67.9/- 18.83/- 19.20/-
 Abdulkadir et al. [14] 60/1024 10/407 15/757
Children
 Ekpo et al. [27]
  Newborn 27/1040   
  1yr 37/988   
  5yr 48/1493   
  ≥10yrs 54/1824   
  1. Note: Volume weighted computed tomography dose index (CTDIvol in mGy) and dose length product (DLP in mGycm)