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Table 4 The multivariate association between triage categories and in-hospital mortality

From: Abnormal vital signs are strong predictors for intensive care unit admission and in-hospital mortality in adults triaged in the emergency department - a prospective cohort study

   OR (95% CI) P
Tvitals Red 6.57 (2.25-19.17) < 0.001
  Orange 6.69 (3.29-13.58) < 0.0001
  Yellow 2.98 (1.31-5.45) < 0.001
  Green 1.0  
Tfinal Red 5.43 (1.68-17.52) < 0.005
  Orange 1.49 (0.62-3.56) ns
  Yellow 1.34 (0.86-3.08) ns
  Green 1.0  
  1. Tvitals : Triage category determined by vital signs
  2. Tcomplaint: Triage category determined by presenting complaint algorithm
  3. OR: odds ratio; CI: confidence interval