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Table 9 Comparison of effective dose and radiation risk 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

Sources Effective dose (μSv) (Radiation risk) x10-6
This study 740 20.7
Olgar et al. [26] 15 2
Brindhaban and Eze [28] 12
Ward et al. [39] 20
Aliasgharzadeh et al. [40] 45.52 1.27–5.91
Jones et al. [41] 15.4 2
Bouaoun et al. [42]a 31.6 0.9–4.1
  1. aComparison was with chest and abdomen