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Table 1 Patient characteristics, time and urgency registrations

From: Risk factors associated with short term mortality changes over time, after arrival to the emergency department

  n %
Overall 43.178 100
Age, median (years (IQR)) 56 (36–72)
Gender
Female 22.318 51.7
Male 20.861 48.3
Charlson comorbidity Index
0 25.962 60.1
1 7.121 16.5
  ≥ 2 10.095 23.4
Mode of arriving
Own accord 32.171 74.5
Ambulance 10.208 23.6
MECU 799 1.9
Time of arrival
8–15.59 21.461 49.7
16–23.59 15.262 35.4
00–6.59 6.455 14.9
Day of arrival
Mon-Thursday 25.089 58.1
Fri-Sunday 18.089 41.9
Urgency
Non-urgent 11.367 26.3
Urgent 25.063 58.0
Very urgent 1.833 4.3
missing 4.915 11.4
Vital parameters   
Peripheral oxygen saturation (%)
Normal 33.359 77.3
  < 90% 858 2.0
missing 8.961 20.7
Respiratory rate (rr/min)
Normal 31.471 72.9
  < 5 30 0.1
  > 36 351 0.8
missing 11.326 26.2
Systolic Blood Pressure (mmHg)
Normal 36.024 83.4
  < 90 477 1.1
missing 6.677 15.5
Heart rate (hr/min)
Normal 36,218 83.9
  < 40 99 0.2
  > 140 284 0.6
missing 6.587 15.3
Glascow Coma Score
14–15 29.327 67.9
3–13 905 2.1
missing 12,946 30.0
Temperature
Normal 31.817 73.7
  < 35 89 0.2
  > 39 631 1.5
missing 10,641 24.6