Table 4

Linear regression equation coefficients for directly predicting corrected measurementa of the anteroposterior (AP) and mediolateral (ML) diameters, and thyroid volume (Tvol) as a function of the original measurements (n = 272).

Beta1 (95% CI)

Beta0 (95% CI)


    Right lobe

ML

0.88 (0.83, 0.94)

0.35 (0.27, 0.43)

AP

1.11 (1.03, 1.20)

0.18 (0.09, 0.26)

    Left lobe

ML

0.87 (0.79, 0.94)

0.45 (0.33, 0.57)

AP

1.18 (1.10, 1.27)

0.01 (-0.07, 0.09)


Tvol

1.42 (1.37, 1.46)

0.01 (-0.25, 0.27)


aCorrected = β1* original + β0

Henjum et al. Nutrition Journal 2010 9:66   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-66

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