Table 2

Data from pressure and humidity sensors of cough etiquette: using sleeve/arm and tissue
Maneuver Sleeve/arm Tissue
Number of subjects 25 24 25 25 24 25
Type Pressure (kPa) Relative humidity (%) Pressure (kPa) Relative humidity (%)
Location Nose bridge Nose bridge Wrist Nose bridge Nose bridge Left cheek
Variation 0.4 7.13 15.13 0.5 8.95 15.44

Sensors placed around the barrier detect cough airflow redirected by the maneuvers. Values in this table are above the average room value detected during the experiment.

Zayas et al.

Zayas et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:811   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-811

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