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Table 3 Proportion of total over- and under triagea using Medical Index and RETTS-A (n = 1278)

From: A comparison of two emergency medical dispatch protocols with respect to accuracy

  Dispatch protocol
Medical Index (n = 634) RETTS-A (n = 644)
Over triage 37.9% (34.2–41.7) 28.6% (25.2–32.2)
Under triage 6.3% (4.7–8.5) 23.4% (20.3–26.9)
  1. 95% confidence intervals in ()
  2. aOver triage was defined as the assigned priority level being higher than the gold standard, under triage was defined as the assigned priority level being lower than the gold standard