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Table 3 Entrance surface dose (ESD) and other parameters for newborn between 8 and 14 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 1.18 ± 0.15 25 × 23 58 5 102 13 M 3.5 0.55
2 1.73 ± 0.23 30 × 23 57 6.3 100 10 M 3.5 0.57
3 1.05 ± 0.02 16 × 12 58 5 100 9 M 3.2 0.53
4 0.36 ± 0.05 26 × 18 55 5 98 10 M 1.8 0.56
5 0.60 ± 0.16 27 × 20 54 5 100 11 M 2.5 0.47
6 1.39 ± 0.07 21 × 16 54 6.3 108 14 F 4 0.40
7 1.58 ± 0.12 19 × 19 59 6.3 100 8 F 4.5 0.44
8 1.33 ± 0.33 22 × 20 58 6.3 100 14 F 3 0.41
9 0.52 ± 0.03 24 × 22 57 5 100 12 F 2.7 0.52
10 1.74 ± 0.01 25 × 21 60 6.3 104 13 F 3.3 0.58