Table 4

Estimated annual number of CT examinations for men (a) and for women (b) in Japan for each age range and anatomical locations scanned (*106).

Age range (yo)


CT examination

0-19

20-29

30-39

40-49

50-59

60-69

70-79

80-

Total


Head

0.43

0.17

0.24

0.36

0.53

0.89

1.11

0.89

4.62

Face

0.12

0.06

0.06

0.06

0.10

0.14

0.08

0.07

0.69

Neck

0.17

0.10

0.28

0.36

0.86

1.66

1.53

0.64

5.60

Chest

0.09

0.10

0.25

0.43

0.91

1.86

2.10

1.26

7.00

Upper abdomen

0.10

0.09

0.21

0.36

0.74

1.58

1.67

0.94

5.69

Lower abdomen

0.02

0.02

0.04

0.07

0.13

0.31

0.32

0.18

1.09


Total

0.93

0.54

1.08

1.64

3.27

6.44

6.81

3.98

24.69


Tsushima et al. BMC Medical Imaging 2010 10:24   doi:10.1186/1471-2342-10-24

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