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Table 5 Patient presentation depend on WBGT category

From: Spectator medicine at an international mega sports event: Rugby World Cup 2019 in Japan

WBGT (°C) No. of match Total number of spectator Total number of visits to the spectator medical room PPR Total number of transfer to the hospital Transfer to the hospital rate per 10,000 attendees
< 21 19 834,338 170 2.04* 17 0.20
21–25 19 654,687 187 2.86 13 0.20
25 < 7 215,418 92 4.27* 8 0.37
  1. PPR patient presentation rate per 10,000 attendees
  2. Kruskal-Wallis test for non-parametric analysis
  3. *p = 0.04