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Table 3 Subjective thermal comfort during a 1-h dive

From: Argon used as dry suit insulation gas for cold-water diving

Insulation gas 0 min 30 min 60 min
Air (n = 6) 8 (6 to 8) 6.5 (5 to 7) 6* (5 to 6)
Argon (n = 13) 8 (7 to 9) 7 (6 to 7) 6* (5 to 7)
  1. Median thermal comfort score (range in parentheses). *p < 0.05; significant difference compared to 0 min.