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Table 1 Characteristics of 109 critically ill adult non-trauma patients with regard to 30-day mortality

From: Emergency team calls for critically ill non-trauma patients in the emergency department: an observational study

   Patients who survived 30 days from admission (n = 75) Patients who did not survive 30 days from admission (n = 34) p
Patient demographics
  Age (years) 61 (46–73) 71 (62–80) 0.004
  Male gender 43 (57.3) 23 (67.6) 0.31
Diagnosis category     0.02
  Airway 4 (5.3) 0 (0.0)  
  Breathing 20 (26.7) 7 (20.6)  
  Circulation 20 (26.7) 21 (61.8)  
  Disability 25 (33.3) 6 (17.6)  
  Exposure 2 (2.7) 0 (0.0)  
  Other 4 (5.3) 0 (0.0)  
Route of admission     0.62
  112 call 64 (85.3) 27 (79.4)  
  On-call doctor service 7 (9.3) 3 (8.8)  
  General practitioner 1 (1.3) 2 (5.9)  
  Self-admission 2 (2.7) 1 (2.9)  
  Outpatient clinic 1 (1.3) 1 (2.9)  
Emergency team call type     0.22
  Red 18 (24.0) 12 (35.3)  
  Orange 57 (76.0) 22 (64.7)  
Intensive care unit
  Considered ineligible 2 (2.7) 18 (52.9) <0.0001
  Admission 43 (57.3) 15 (44.1) 0.20
Length of stay     
  Total 5 (2–10) 2.5 (1–9.3) 0.14
  ICU 1 (0–2) 0 (0–2) 0.56