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Table 1 Characteristics of EDs

From: Trauma team activation varies across Dutch emergency departments: a national survey

  One team Tiered response P-value*
n = 49 n = 23
(68.1 %) (31.9 %)
Level of ED, n (%)    0.05
  Level 1 (n = 11) 5 (10.2) 6 (26.1)
  Level 2 (n = 32) 20 (40.8) 12 (52.2)
  Level 3 (n = 29) 24 (49.0) 5 (21.7)
Number of multi trauma patients per year, n (%)    <0.01
  <50 (n = 51) 39 (79.6) 12 (52.2)
  50-200 (n = 12) 8 (16.3) 4 (17.4)
  >200 (n = 9) 2 (4.1) 7 (30.4)
Number of trauma team alerts per year, n (%)    <0.05
  <50 (n = 51) 39 (79.6) 12 (52.2)
  50-200 (n = 13) 8 (16.3) 5 (21.7)
  >200 (n = 8) 2 (4.1) 6 (26.1)
Total number of ED patients per year, n (%)    0.29
  <10,000 (n = 8) 7 (14.3) 1 (4.3)
  10,000-25,000 (n = 40) 28 (57.1) 12 (52.2)
  >25,000 (n = 24) 14 (28.6) 10 (43.5)
FTE ED nurses, n (%)    0.59
  <15 (n = 10) 8 (16.3) 2 (8.7)
  15-30 (n = 44) 30 (61.2) 14 (60.9)
  >30 (n = 18) 11 (22.4) 7 (30.4)
  1. ED Emergency Department, FTE Full-Time Equivalent
  2. *Chi-square test