Table 1.

Summary of DXA measures for left and right breasts

Breast measureMean (min, max)Differencerp*RMS %CV (RMS SD)
Total volume, left (cm3)272.3 (121.0, 817.9)380.9112.2 (30.7)
Total volume, right (cm3)234.0 (104.2, 522.3)
Total area, left (cm2)34.8 (16.5, 83.4)4.20.868 (3.7)
Total area, right (cm2)30.6 (13.8, 54.7)
FGV, left (cm3)177.8 (85.7, 287.1)190.8512.2 (15.8)
FGV, right (cm3)158.8 (75.1, 292.9)
%FGV, left70.5 (32.5, 91.4)−1.30.97N/A (2.4)
%FGV, right71.7 (31.2, 92.2)
  • * Pearson's correlation coefficient.

  • P < 0.05.

  • Note that taking the percent of a percent value is not standard practice.