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Table 1 Study characteristics

From: Head-to-head comparison of qSOFA and SIRS criteria in predicting the mortality of infected patients in the emergency department: a meta-analysis

Author/year Study design Country Sample size (n) Age (mean) Male (%) Prevalence of mortality (%) Time of score calculation Measured mortality Participant selection
Goulden/2018 Retrospective UK 1818 68 51 14.6 ED arrival In-hospital mortality Suspected infection
Ranzani/2017 Retrospective Spain 6874 66 62 6.4 ED arrival In-hospital mortality Community-acquired pneumonia
González Del Castillo/2017 Prospective Spain 1071 84 51 6.5 ED arrival 30-day mortality Suspected or confirmed infection
Askim/2017 Prospective Norway 1535 62 53 4.4 ED arrival 30-day mortality Suspected infection
Moskowitz/2017 Retrospective USA 24,164 64 51 4.9 ED arrival In-hospital mortality Suspected infection
Willams/2017 Retrospective Australia 8871 49 51 8.7 Worst values during ED stay 30-day mortality Suspected infection
Freund/2017 Prospective Europe 879 67 53 8.4 Worst values during ED stay In-hospital mortality Suspected infection
Henning [a]/2017 Prospective USA 4618 57 52 4.2 Worst values during ED stay In-hospital mortality Suspected infection
Henning [b]/2017 Prospective USA 2132 57 52 3.9 Worst values during ED stay In-hospital mortality Suspected infection