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Table 2 Nurses’ triage priority ratings of 20 fictive casesa

From: A reliability study of the rapid emergency triage and treatment system for children

Fictive patient case number Nurses triage priority ratings
Red Orange Yellow Green Total ratings
N (%) N (%) N (%) N (%) N
1 1 (3) 29 (94)b 1 (3) 0 31
2 12 (40) 18 (60)b 0 0 30
3 0 0 3 (10) 28 (90)b 30
4 29 (97)b 1 (3) 0 0 30
5 10 (32) 19 (62)b 2 (6) 0 31
6 5 (17) 24 (83)b 0 0 29
7 2 (6) 29 (94)b 0 0 31
8 0 27 (90)b 3 (10) 0 30
9 30 (100)b 0 0 0 30
10 0 1 (3) 29 (94)b 1 (3) 31
11 1 (3) 26 (90)b 2 (7) 0 29
12 0 22 (76)b 7 (24) 0 29
13 0 11 (37) 19 (63)b 0 30
14 1 (3) 28 (97)b 0 0 29
15 0 2 (7) 28 (93)b 0 30
16 0 0 29 (94)b 2 (6) 31
17 0 6 (19) 6 (19) 19 (62)b 31
18 4 (13) 27 (87)b 0 0 31
19 0 5 (17) 24 (83)b 0 29
20 29 (97)b 1 (3) 0 0 30
Total 124 (21) 276 (46) 153 (25) 50 (8) 603
  1. aIn Study 1, Wave A (n = 367 ratings) and Wave B (n = 236 ratings) combined
  2. b“Correct” priority rating as determined by the research group