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Table 2 Priority grade changes according to aggregated diagnostic groups

From: Changes of triage by GPs during the course of prehospital emergency situations in a Norwegian rural community

  Upgrading Downgrading
Diagnostic group Odds ratio 95% CI P-value Odds ratio 95% CI P-value
Cardiac and cerebrovascular diseases 0.775 0.311–1.932 0.585 0.535 0.294–0.975 0.041
Syncope, seizures, trauma, intoxications 0.131 0.030–0.582 0.007 2.667 1.469–4.843 0.001
Respiratory distress 1.179 0.365–3.809 0.784 0.549 0.228–1.324 0.182
Acute abdomen 5.525 1.880–16.23 0.002 0.325 0.104–1.010 0.052
Others 1.755 0.529–5.824 0.358 1.623 0.713–3.693 0.249
  1. Logistic regression analyses, with adjustments for gender and age.