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Table 3 The most frequent used Index categories by patients' gender, age, whereabouts and to where the patients were brought.

From: The epidemiology of medical emergency contacts outside hospitals in Norway - a prospective population based study

  A01/02 Unconscious A05 Ordered mission* A06 Inconclusive problem A10 Chest pain A34/35 Accidents All other categories Total
  n % n % n % n % n % n % n %
Patients 410 8 864 18 707 14 1 098 22 565 12 1 280 26 4 924 100
Male
0-9 years 11 6 44 24 24 14 2 1 15 8 85 47 181 100
10-29 years 34 8 55 14 58 14 13 3 119 30 123 31 402 100
30-49 years 38 7 80 15 70 13 111 21 97 19 128 25 524 100
50-69 years 62 7 133 16 132 16 275 33 70 9 158 19 830 100
> 70 years 81 11 126 18 131 18 211 29 32 5 139 19 720 100
Total 226 9 438 16 415 16 612 23 333 12 633 24 2 657 100
Female
0-9 years 20 16 20 16 11 10 1 1 8 6 63 51 123 100
10-29 years 28 8 56 16 39 11 12 3 76 21 151 42 362 100
30-49 years 29 7 80 19 55 13 67 16 50 12 152 35 433 100
50-69 years 23 5 81 17 75 15 156 32 45 9 110 23 490 100
> 70 years 77 10 171 21 110 14 249 31 31 4 157 20 795 100
Total 177 8 408 19 290 13 485 22 210 9 633 29 2 203 100
Patients' whereabouts
At home 243 9 349 12 416 15 833 30 87 3 882 31 2 810 100
Casualty clinic 4 3 115 77 3 2 17 11 1 1 10 6 150 100
Doctor's surgery 2 1 105 54 4 2 62 32 4 2 19 9 199 100
Public area 113 9 65 6 221 19 94 8 442 37 249 21 1 184 100
Hospitals 0 0 137 87 0 0 9 6 0 0 11 7 157 100
Nursing home 22 9 64 27 34 15 51 22 2 1 60 26 233 100
Other 13 12 12 11 21 19 20 18 15 14 29 26 110 100
Total 397 8 849 18 699 15 1 086 22 551 11 1 260 26 4 842 100
Patients brought to
Casualty clinic 57 8 76 10 151 21 155 21 105 14 187 26 731 100
Hospital via casualty clinic 27 5 76 15 100 19 127 24 52 10 138 27 520 100
Directly hospital, doctor involved 107 6 544 32 145 8 424 25 159 9 337 20 1 716 100
Directly hospital, doctor not involved 102 9 87 7 175 15 274 23 175 15 364 31 1 177 100
Remained on site 42 8 55 11 82 16 100 19 43 8 200 38 522 100
Deceased 64 38 12 7 37 22 10 6 14 9 30 18 167 100
Taken care of by other 5 12 3 7 11 27 2 5 8 20 12 29 41 100
Total 404 8 853 18 701 15 1 092 22 556 11 1 268 26 4 874 100
  1. The variables have some missing data and the total may not add up to 4 924 for all groups.
  2. * Mission ordered by health personnel or other emergency units, i.e. transport directly to hospital or ambulance assistance to other emergency