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Table 5 Symptoms with a 2nd-line/1st-line ratio > 2

From: Emergency physician’s dispatch by a paramedic-staffed emergency medical communication centre: sensitivity, specificity and search for a reference standard

Symptoms Ratio 2nd line / 1st line Prev.
1st line
Prev.
2nd line
Social hospitalization 0.00% 2.34%
Alcoholic intoxication 12.00 0.22% 2.62%
Confusion / hallucination 10.78 0.54% 5.77%
Anxiety / depression 7.83 0.51% 4.01%
Unspecified malaise 5.55 0.67% 3.74%
Syncope / lipothymia 4.00 0.85% 3.41%
Back pain 3.33 0.21% 0.70%
Kidney pain 3.00 0.19% 0.58%
Pain / oedema of a limb 3.00 0.28% 0.85%
Genital or urinary involvement 2.50 0.19% 0.48%
Panic attack / suicidal ideation 2.28 2.13% 4.85%
Stroke (or suspicion) 2.06 1.31% 2.69%