Advances in Nursing / 2016 / Article / Tab 4

Research Article

Is There Significant Difference between Digital and Glass Mercury Thermometer?

Table 4

Frequency of grading fever by thermometers.

Thermometers Frequency (percentage) of grading of fever
Hypothermia Normal PyrexiaHyperpyrexia

10 min mercury8 (8.2)44 (44.9)46 (46.9)0 (0)
Digital 13 (13.3)44 (44.9)41 (41.8)0 (0)

Hypothermia (<36.5°C); normal (36.5–37.5°C); pyrexia (37.5–40°C); hyperpyrexia (40°C and above).

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