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Table 3 Accuracy according to scenario type

From: Nurses’ accuracy and self-perceived ability using the Emergency Severity Index triage tool: a cross-sectional study in four Swiss hospitals

  Correct Triage No. (%) Undertriage No. (%) Overtriage No. (%) Chisqb df p-value
X 2 =
ESI Overall 1234 (59.6) 554 (26.8) 281 (13.6) 6.45 2 0.04
Trauma 396 (63.8) 168 (27.0) 57 (9.2)    
Non-trauma 596 (57.6) 320 (31.0) 118 (11.4) a   
Pediatrics 242 (58.4) 66 (16.0) 106 (25.6)    
  1. Nurses’ accuracy overall, per scenario type, when rating case scenarios provided in the ESI implementation handbook. Pediatric was defined as scenarios with patients aged younger than 16 (including both trauma and non-trauma)
  2. aOne answer is missing
  3. bTest compared correct versus incorrect frequencies