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December 22, 2014

Posted by **Christy** on Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 1:51am.

Bellevue Hospital in New York City uses 100.6 °F as the lowest temperature considered to indicate a fever. What percentage of normal and healthy adults would be considered to have a fever? Does this percentage suggest that a cutoff of 100.6 °F is appropriate?

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**Reiny**, Thursday, July 15, 2010 at 7:06amI ran your data through my favourite and trusty

normal distribution calculator

http://davidmlane.com/hyperstat/z_table.html

and at 100.6F only about .0054% would be considered to have a fever according to the hospital's criteria.

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