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Table 3 Descriptive analysis of mortality rates per 1,000 person years for individuals where emergency call was categorized as callunclear vs callspecific

From: The difficult medical emergency call: A register-based study of predictors and outcomes

Variable Level Nall Ndead PY Rate 95% CI
Overall - 97,293 10,728 (11%) 66,818 161 158; 164
Emergency priority level Aa Unclear problem 3,531 534 (15%) 2,367 226 207; 246
Specific problem 40,852 6,087 (15%) 26,742 228 222; 233
Emergency priority level Bb Unclear problem 12,947 1,380 (11%) 9,602 144 136; 152
Specific problem 39,963 2,727 (7%) 28,108 97 93; 101
  1. Overall and stratified by emergency priority level. N number of individuals, N dead number of deaths, PY person years, rate rate of deaths per 1,000 person years, 95% CI 95% confidence interval for the rate of deaths per 1,000 person years. aemergency priority level A is life threatening or potentially life threatening symptoms bEmergency priority level B is acute but not life threatening symptoms (the medical dispatchers assessment of the patient)