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Table 8 Comparison of technical/patients’ parameters with other studies

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

Source kVp mAs Height (m) Weight (kg) Field size (cm2) Age (year)
This study 57 (52–60) 5.7 (5–6.3) 0.49 (0.38–0.65) 3.2 (1.2–4.5) 490 (192–864) 0
Toossi [24] 52 (50–54) 0.51 3.3 < 1
Olgar [26] 49 (46–51) 1.9 (1.6–3.5) 0
Mesfin [27] 40 (30–45) 8 (6.3–10) 6.2 (3.4–1.5) 125 (100–150) 0–1
Kiljunen [29] 84 1.5 0.53 4.0 116 0
Nahangi [35] 46.7 (40–50) 13.3 (12–16) 0.51 3.4 154 0
Allsup [36]a 62 (60–63)/61 (60–65) 1.5 (1.2–2)/1 (0.5–1.5) 0
BSI [37] 0.52 3.5 0
Freeman [38] 0.56 4.5 0
  1. aComputed radiography (CR) and a digital radiography (DR) was used respectively