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Table 3 Association between the field assessment and the final diagnosis

From: The final assessment and its association with field assessment in patients who were transported by the emergency medical service

  Aa Bb Cc Dd
Field assessment N = 114 N = 439 N = 185 N = 71
1. The field diagnosis is in agreement with the final diagnosis 47(41)e 102(23) 16(9) 11(15)
2. The field diagnosis is not in agreement with the final diagnosis 9(8) 58(13) 10(5) 12(17)
3. The field assessment is a typical symptom when related to the final diagnosis 40(34) 167(13) 142(77) 133(46)
4. The field assessment is not a typical symptom when related to the final diagnosis 15(13) 39(9) 12(6) 6(8)
 a/ atypical symptoms 13(11) 30(7)
 b/ unusual symptoms 2(2) 9(2)
6. The field assessment is less detailed 5(4) 73(17) 5(3) 9(13)
  1. a= A final diagnosis equivalent to a time critical condition
  2. b= A final diagnosis equivalent to a non time critical condition
  3. c= The final diagnosis is equivalent to a symptom
  4. d= The final diagnosis is expressed in non specified terms
  5. en = (%)