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Table 1 Demographics and forced air warming data of the 200 patients analyzed

From: Induction techniques that reduce redistribution hypothermia: a prospective, randomized, controlled, single blind effectiveness study

Group INH/100 INH/50 PROP Phnl/PROP
Age (years)
 Mean (SD) 42.8 (10.1) 43.0 (8.6) 39.0 (11.2) 40.6 (9.1)
 Range 22 to 55 26 to 55 18 to 55 20 to 55
Sex
 Male n(%) 20 (40) 31 (62) 20 (40) 21 (42)
ASA classification
 1 n (%) 1 (2) 3 (6) 10 (20) 2 (4)
 2 n (%) 23 (46) 23 (46) 29 (58) 33 (66)
 3 n (%) 16 (52) 24 (48) 11 (22) 15 (30)
BMI (kg/m2)
 Mean (SD) 31.9 (7.5) 31.2 (6.7) 26.8 (5.6) 29.9 (6.4)
 Range 21.7 to 48.9 18.9 to 44.2 17.2 to 43.0 15.1 to 44.4
Preoperative screening temperature (°C)
 Mean (SD) 36.8 (0.3) 36.8 (0.3) 36.8 (0.3) 36.7 (0.3)
Use of upper body forced air warming (FAW) blanket (remaining patients used lower body FAW)
 n 32 39 29 30
 (%) (64) (78) (58) (60)
Time from T0 until FAW turned on, (minutes)
 Mean (SD) 16.4 (7.0) 14.7 (7.0) 15.9 (7.9) 17.1 (7.7)
 Range 5 to 45 4 to 45 4 to 44 6 to 40