Table 4

 Accuracy between core temperature site and TT and RT as reported from the 10 studies in table 3 using RT as a measurement

TT accuracyRT accuracy
CorrelationMean °C±SD (°C)CorrelationMean °C±SD (°C)
Accuracy as defined by correlation coefficient >0.80 and/or differences of the mean temperatures and SD.
0.61.00.71.7
−0.30.5−0.40.5
0.980.20.2−0.2–0.50.1–0.4
0.80–0.87−0.3 to −0.70.40.93–0.970.20.2
0.070.4
0.87–0.910.50.5
0.90–0.980.10.30.1000.040.36
0.900.40–1.00.50 to −1.0
0.74−0.10.060.930.40.07
−0.060.580.070.32
0.940.94