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Table 3 Mean temperature differences, SD between devices at four sites (°F)

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

Site Mean Difference (Bias) SD N
To: mercury – Galinstan .203°F .34 119
Tx: mercury – Galinstan .253°F .48 120
Tg: mercury – Galinstan .179°F .79 120
Tr: mercury – Galinstan -.05°F .31 117
  1. Legend: To – Temperature oral Tx – Temperature axilla Tg – Temperature groin Tr – Temperature rectal