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Table 1 Agreement statistics between TGI and ECTemp for exercise, recovery, and combined periods in 21 °C and 29 °C environmental conditions

From: Validity of a noninvasive estimation of deep body temperature when wearing personal protective equipment during exercise and recovery

Item Bias (°C) LoA (°C) RMSE (°C) MAE (°C) Pc
WBGT 21
 Ex 0.13 ±0.60 0.32 0.26 ± 0.18 0.73
 Rec −0.04 ±0.78 0.38 0.30 ± 0.23 0.69
 All 0.03 ±0.70 0.35 0.27 ± 0.21 0.74
WBGT 29
 Ex 0.10 ±0.53 0.28 0.23 ± 0.16 0.81
 Rec −0.04 ±0.58 0.29 0.23 ± 0.18 0.82
 All −0.00 ±0.57 0.29 0.23 ± 0.18 0.82
Combined
 Ex 0.12 ±0.57 0.30 0.25 ± 0.18 0.76
 Rec −0.04 ±0.68 0.34 0.27 ± 0.21 0.76
 All 0.01 ±0.64 0.32 0.25 ± 0.20 0.78
  1. Bias Systematic bias (mean difference: ECTemp minus TGI); LoA 95% limits of agreement, RMSE Root mean square error, MAE Mean absolute error, Pc Lin’s concordance correlation coefficient, WBGT Wet bulb globe temperature, Ex Exercise period, Rec Recovery period