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Table 3 Self-reported evaluation of the perceived benefit of arterial blood gas analysis in relation to treatment options

From: Diagnostic value of prehospital arterial blood gas measurements – a randomised controlled trial

  Perceived benefit of ABG analysis (n = 220) % (95% CI)
Crucial 20 9.0% (5.6–13.6%)
Major importance 68 30.6% (24.6–37.1%)
Moderate importance 61 27.5% (21.7–33.9%)
Minor importance 42 18.9% (14.0–24.7%)
No importance 28 12.6% (8.5–17.7%)
Data missing 3 1.4% (0.3–3.9%)