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Table 4 Distribution of transfers according to the level of the referring and the receiving facility.

From: Interfacility transfers in a non-trauma system setting: an assessment of the Greek reality

  RECEIVING FACILITY
Lowa (%) Highb (%) Unkc (%) Total
REFERRING FACILITY Low a 397 (43.2) 510 (55.4) 13 (1.4) 920
  High b 34 (18.4) 137 (74.1) 14 (7.6) 185
TOTAL   431   647   27   1105d
  1. a Low level: up to three out of five requirements (Computed Tomography scanner, Intensive Care Unit, neurosurgeon, orthopedic and vascular surgeon)
  2. b High level: four or more out of five requirements
  3. c Unk, Unknown
  4. d Total transfers after excluding double-transferred patients