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Table 7 Comparison of this study’s ESD with other national and international studies

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

  Mean (mGy) Q3 (mGy) Minimum (mGy) Maximum (mGy) Age range Mode of measurement Detector
This studya 1.19 1.56 0.32 2.01 ≤ 30 days Direct TLD
ACR [15]a,b 0.12/0.06 0–1 years Directd TLD
Brazil [23] 0.07/0.05   0.06/0.04 0.09/0.08 0–1 year Direct CaSO4:Dy/TLD
Iran [24]a 0.076 0.07 < 1 year Direct TLD
Nigeria [25]c 0.64/0.07/1.1 0–1 year Direct TLD
Turkey [26] 0.067/0.07 6–112 days Direct/indirect TLD/tube output
Ethiopia [27] 1.82 1.37 0.97 2.34 0–1 year Indirect Tube output
Kuwait [28]b 0.074 < 1 year Indirect Tube output
Finland [29] 0.06 0.01 0.27 0 year Indirect Tube output
EC [30] 0.08 0 year Indirect Tube output
UNSCEAR [31] 0.041 0–1 year Indirect Tube output
UK [32] 0.06 0.07 0.03 0.09 0 year Indirect Tube output
Nigeria [33] 0.11 0–1 year Indirect DoseCal
Sudan [34] 0.057   0.031 0.368 0– < 1 year Indirect DoseCal
  1. aGrid system was used
  2. bNo grid system was used
  3. cComparison was made with 3 hospitals
  4. dPhantom was used, EC European Commission