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Table 1 Mean scores of parameters perceived as significantly relevant (p < 0.05) to be included in a system of triage in an scale from one to ten

From: The development and features of the Spanish prehospital advanced triage method (META) for mass casualty incidents

Parameter Vital risk Health care priority Usage feasibility Global mean
Systolic blood pressure 7,646153846 7,246153846 6,98461538 7,292307691
Intrusion 7,4 7,030769231 7,90769231 7,446153847
Vehicle struck 7,384615385 7,769230769 8,10769231 7,753846155
Another deceased person 7,753846154 7,230769231 8,44615385 7,810256412
Mechanic ventilation 7,861538462 8,415384615 7,32307692 7,866666666
Stridor 7,553846154 8,092307692 8,15384615 7,933333332
Pelvic fracture 8,169230769 8,8 7,21538462 8,061538463
Gun fire 8,030769231 8,2 8,23076923 8,153846154
Ejection 8 8,107692308 8,38461538 8,164102563
Conscience level 8,123076923 8,415384615 8,2 8,246153846
Breathing retraction 8,076923077 8,461538462 8,27692308 8,271794873
Skin alteration 8,230769231 8,446153846 8,29230769 8,323076922
Carotid pulse 8,415384615 8,338461538 8,27692308 8,343589744
Prehospital intubation 8,4 8,723076923 8,01538462 8,379487181
Skull fracture 8,615384615 8,615384615 8,6 8,61025641
Hinged chest 8,461538462 9,030769231 8,44615385 8,646153848
AIRWAY OBSTRUCTION 9,076923077 8,784615385 8,84615385 8,902564104