Table 2 Estimation of possible thyroid equivalent dose for children using the assumed maximum atmospheric I-131 concentration

From: Thyroid doses for evacuees from the Fukushima nuclear accident

Age Breathing volume per 4 h (m3) Total I-131 intake (kBq) Thyroid dose coefficient16 (mSv·kBq−1) Thyroid dose (mSv)
3 months 0.48 10.9 ± 0.9 3.3 36 ± 3
1 year 0.86 19.7 ± 1.6 3.2 63 ± 5
5 years 1.45 33.4 ± 2.6 1.9 63 ± 5
10 years 2.55 58.5 ± 4.6 1.0 56 ± 4
15 years 3.35 76.9 ± 6.1 0.6 48 ± 4