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Table 3 Correlations between SUVmax and CT values of normal vertebrae, age, height, weight and BMI in male and female groups

From: Standardized uptake values of 99mTc-MDP in normal vertebrae assessed using quantitative SPECT/CT for differentiation diagnosis of benign and malignant bone lesions

  Male Female
r P r P
CT value − 0.89 < 0.0009* − 0.92 < 0.0009*
Age − 0.45 0.656 0.23 0.069
Height 0.28 0.005* 0.22 0.075
Weight 0.4 < 0.0009* 0.32 0.009*
BMI 0.22 0.026* 0.23 0.031*
  1. r represents the correlation coefficient of Pearson correlation analysis, P represents the significance, *P < 0.05