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Table 2 Entrance surface dose (ESD) and other parameters for newborn between 1 and 7 days

From: Estimation of dose and cancer risk to newborn from chest X-ray in South-South Nigeria: a call for protocol optimization

Patient Mean ESD (mGy) Field size (cm2) kVp mAs FFD Age (days) Sex Weight (Kg) Height (m)
1 0.94 ± 0.01 23 × 23 54 5 100 1 M 4 0.43
2 1.80 ± 0.17 30 × 24 57 6.3 100 7 M 3.5 0.57
3 1.10 ± 0.12 22 × 17 60 5 100 2 M 2.7 0.40
4 0.73 ± 0.03 18 × 12 54 6.3 100 1 M 1.7 0.47
5 0.32 ± 0.15 24 × 18.5 54 5 100 1 F 1.2 0.44
6 1.03 ± 0.01 21 × 18 55 6.3 102 3 F 2 0.39
7 1.19 ± 0.02 21 × 17 56 6.3 100 6 F 3.1 0.51
8 1.33 ± 0.03 20 × 18 57 6.3 100 5 F 2.7 0.42
9 0.83 ± 0.03 24 × 24 57 5 100 3 F 3.1 0.40
10 1.65 ± 0.21 30 × 22 59 6.3 104 7 F 2.3 0.56