Table 3

Data from pressure and humidity sensors of cough etiquette: using hands and surgical mask
Maneuver Hands Surgical mask
Number of subjects 24 24 24 21 24 24 23 24
Type Pressure (kPa) Relative humidity (%) Pressure (kPa) Relative humidity (%)
Location Post Post Above post Nose bridge Post Post Above post Nose bridge
Measure 1.37 35.9 39.6 24.7 0.10 5.5 22.5 12.1

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.

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

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