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Table 4 Mean time requirements for primary survey, according to expected triage category

From: Evaluation of a novel algorithm for primary mass casualty triage by paramedics in a physician manned EMS system: a dummy based trial

Expected triage category Mean time requirement (sec) Statistical difference to
(95% confidence interval) Red Yellow Green
Red 41.8    
(40.4 - 43.3)
Yellow 38.9 n.s.   
(37.1 - 40.7)
Green 14.5 ** **  
(12.7 - 16.6)
Dead 28.8 ** ** **
(24.4 - 34.0)
  1. N = 780. **P < 0.01 (ANOVA).