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Table 2 Mean temperature differences between sites (°F) for two devices

From: Reexamining age, race, site, and thermometer type as variables affecting temperature measurement in adults – A comparison study

Mercury-in-glass site differences   
Sites   Mean Difference SD N
To> Tg .396°F .83 119
To> Tx .397°F .75 119
Tg> Tx .000°F .88 120
Tr> Tx 1.06°F .68 117
Tr> To .648°F .62 116
Tr> Tg 1.04°F .76 117
Galinstan-in-glass site differences   
Sites   Mean Difference SD N
To> Tg .380°F .80 119
To> Tx .449°F .81 119
Tg> Tx .007°F .75 120
Tr> Tx 1.35°F .78 117
Tr> To .913°F .57 116
Tr> Tg 1.29°F .67 117
  1. Legend: To – Temperature oral Tx – Temperature axilla Tg – Temperature groin Tr – Temperature rectal