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Table 3 Initial diagnosis

From: A retrospective comparison between non-conveyed and conveyed patients in ambulance care

Variable Total
(n = 54.797) (%)
Non-conveyance (n = 14.383) Conveyance
(n = 40.414)
Difference p-value
Chapter
 Diseases of the circulatory system (Chapter 9) 13,671 (24.9) 2732 (19.0) 10,939 (27.1) −8.1 .000
 Injury, poisoning and certain other consequences of external causes (Chapter 19) 7410 (13.5) 1753 (12.2) 5657 (14.0) −1.8 .000
 Diseases of the respiratory system (Chapter 10) 3598 (6.6) 198 (1.4) 3400 (8.4) −7.0 .000
 Other/non classifiable 3547 (6.5) 1088 (7.6) 2459 (6.1) + 1.5 .000
 Symptoms, signs and abnormal clinical and laboratory findings, not elsewhere classified (Chapter 18) 2443 (4.5) 473 (3.3) 1970 (4.9) −1.6 .000
 Diseases of the nervous system (Chapter 6) 1988 (3.6) 439 (3.1) 1549 (3.8) −0.7 .000
 Diseases of the digestive system (Chapter 11) 1756 (3.2) 449 (3.1) 1307 (3.2) −0.1 .525
 Certain infectious and parasitic diseases (Chapter 1) 1661 (3.0) 140 (1.0) 1521 (3.8) −2.8 .000
 Mental, Behavioral and Neurodevelopmental disorders (Chapter 5) 1358 (2.5) 738 (5.1) 620 (1.5) +3.6 .000
 Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue (Chapter 12) 699 (1.3) 275 (1.9) 424 (1.0) + 0.9 .000