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Table 1 Patients characteristics (n = 160)

From: Capillary and venous lactate measurements with a handheld device compared to venous blood-gas analysis for emergency patients

Variables\Triage category Yellow Orange Red
n = 65 n = 81 n = 14
Age
 Mean (Range) 70.7 (40–96) 70.2 (20–96) 67.8 (45–83)
Gender
 Female 42 (65%) 35 (43%) 3 (21%)
Accutrend Plus
 Capillary ≤3.5 mmol/L 54 (83%) 71 (88%) 8 (57%)
 Venous ≤3.5 mmol/L 60 (92%) 74 (91%) 6 (43%)
Gem Premier 4000
 Venous ≤3.5 mmol/L 63 (97%) 79 (98%) 9 (64%)