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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of patients at arrival at the emergency departments. Patients are grouped according to the initial triage category

From: Availability of suPAR in emergency departments may improve risk stratification: a secondary analysis of the TRIAGE III trial

Triage category N (%) Included 4420 (100) Red 215 (4.9) Orange 1241 (28.1) Yellow1,243 (28.1) Green 1721 (38.9)
Female sex, N (%) 2239 (50.7) 92 (42.8) 643 (51.8) 602 (48.4) 902 (52.4)
Age, years, mean (SD) 59.7 (20.8) 62.3 (21.5) 63.5 (19.2) 60.5 (20.7) 55.9 (21.3)
Albumin, (g/L), median (IQR) 39 (35–43) 36 (32–40) 37 (33–40) 39 (34–43) 41 (38–44)
CRP (mg/L), median (IQR) 4 (3–32) 5 (3–33) 3 (3–23) 5 (3–35) 4 (3–41)
suPAR, ng/mL, median (IQR) 3.9 (2.9–5.8) 5.6 (3.4–7.1) 4.1 (2.9–6.0) 3.9 (2.9–5.9) 3.8 (2.8–5.4)
suPAR, patients alive at seven days, ng/mL, median (IQR) 3.9 (2.9–5.7) 4.8 (3.2–6.5) 4.1 (2.9–6.0) 3.9 (2.9–5.8) 3.8 (2.8–5.4)
suPAR, patients dead at seven days, ng/mL, median (IQR) 8.6 (6.0–12.8) 7.9 (5.9–9.7) 10.9 (8.1–15.0) 7.9 (6.3–11.1) 9.8 (5.3–14.7)
Cancer, N (%) 166 (3.8) 9 (4.2) 41 (3.3) 46 (3.7) 70 (4.1)
Cardiovascular disease, N (%) 956 (21.6) 79 (36.7) 419 (33.8) 239 (19,2) 219 (12.7)
Infectious disease, N (%) 830 (18.8) 50 (23.3) 207 (16.7) 228 (18.3) 345 (20.0)
Neurological disease, N (%) 341 (7.7) 27 (12.6) 117 (2.6) 99 (8.0) 98 (5.7)
General surgery, N (%) 168 (3.8) 6 (2.8) 26 (2.1) 54 (4.3) 82 (4.8)
Orthopaedic surgery, N (%) 154 (3.5) 1 (0.5) 102 (8.2) 26 (2.1) 25 (1.5)
Other, N (%) 1805 (40.8) 43 (20.0) 329 (26.5) 551 (44.3) 882 (51.2)
Herlev Hospital, N (%) 2780 (62.9) 85 (3.1) 628 (22.6) 683 (24.6) 1384 (49.8)
Bispebjerg Hospital, N (%) 1640 (37.1) 130 (8.0) 613 (37.3) 560 (34.2) 337 (20.5)
Hospital admission, N (%) 2108 (47.7) 143 (66.5) 706 (56.9) 615 (49.5) 644 (37.4)
Length of stay (days), mean (SD) 4.2 (7.1) 7.0 (11.1) 5.1 (7.9) 4.1 (6.2) 3.3 (6.2)
Surgery during admission, N (%) 444 (10.0) 15 (7.0) 164 (13.2) 112 (9.0) 153 (8.9)
Readmissions at seven days, N (%) 238 (5.4) 10 (4.7) 72 (5.8) 72 (5.8) 84 (4.9)
Mortality at seven days, N (%) 58 (1.3) 17 (7.9) 20 (1.6) 12 (1.0) 9 (0.5)
  1. CRP C-Reactive Protein, IQR Interquartile range, SD standard deviation, suPAR Soluble urokinase plasminogen activator receptor