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Taking A Temperature

To see how it was done, how it's being done, and how you'd want it done.
Your Age:
10 or younger
11 - 20
21 - 30
31 - 40
41 - 50
51 - 60
61 and older
Your Gender:
Male
Female
The earliest temperature I can remember being taken was taken:
Orally (in the mouth)
Rectally (in the bottom)
Axillary (under the arm)
Tympanic (in the ear)
Other
Age at the time:
2 or younger
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 or older
For those whose temperature was taken rectally as a child, when did it stop being taken rectally?
2 or younger
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10 or older
still taken rectally
For those whose temperature was taken rectally as a child, what method was used in its place when you were switched?
Oral
Axillary
Tympanic
Other
Why was the switch made? (Select all that apply)
"Too old" to have it taken rectally
Too inconvenient to take it rectally
Parent(s) recommended the switch
Sibling(s) recommended the switch
Doctor recommended the switch
You requested the switch
Embarrassed to have it taken rectally
Other
How do you take your temperature now?
Orally
Rectally
Axillary
Tympanic
Other
I don't take my temperature
Why do you like that method? (Select all that apply)
Fast
Convenient
Accurate
Sanitary
Modest
Cute
Available
Other
If you had your choice, how would you have your temperature taken?
Orally
Rectally
Axillary
Tympanic
Other
Why would you choose that route? (Select all that apply)
Fast
Convenient
Accurate
Modest
Cute
Makes You Feel Young Again
Can Do Other Things While Temperature Being Taken
Other
If you chose a different route, why don't you take your temperature that way now? (Select all that apply)
Too slow
Too inconvenient
Not accurate enough
Don't have the right thermometer
Embarrassed to take it that way
Embarrassed to have others see me taking it that way
Feel you've outgrown the method
Can't do other things while taking temperature
Don't feel the need to take your temperature any more
Other
This poll was created on 2008-06-29 03:31:03 by bluesleeper