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Table 3 Comparison of Emergency Symptoms and Signs (ESS) code in rapid admission (RA) group and control group (CG)

From: A pathway care model allowing low-risk patients to gain direct admission to a hospital medical ward − a pilot study on ambulance nurses and Emergency Department physicians

   RA (n = 51) CG (n = 51)
ESS-code; n (1/0)##
1 Arrhythmia 1 5
2 Hypertension 1 2
4 Dyspnoea 7 8
5 Chest pain 5 7
9 Seizures 0 1
11 Vertigo 6 6
12 Stroke 4 2
15 Pain in extremity 5 3
16 Urinary tract problems 1 0
18 Fatigue/Falling 2 1
19 Headache 0 1
20 Syncope 2 3
47 Infection 3 2
49 Diabetes 1 0
53 Non-specific disease 12 10
  1. ## number of missing in the two groups, respectively.