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Table 3 Relationship between conveyance and death within 30 days by Protocol 36 COVID-19 status

From: Epidemiology of emergency ambulance service calls related to COVID-19 in Scotland: a national record linkage study

  Reason for call stopped
  Protocol 36 COVID-19 status N (%) Median NEWS* IQR NEWS Death within 3 days (%) Death within 30 days (%) Refused (%) Referred
(%)
Advice (%) See and treat (%) Other (%)
Not conveyed Protocol 36 COVID-19 negative 60,474 (29.2) 1 3 3,980 (6.6%) 5,567
(9.2)
11,973 (19.8) 8,345
(13.8)
18,263(30.2) 2,479
(4.1)
19,412(32.1)
Protocol 36 COVID-19 positive 2,947 (40.3) 1 3 47
(1.6)
127
(4.3)
475
(16.1)
586
(19.9)
1,188
(40.3)
206
(7.0)
492
(16.7)
Conveyed Protocol 36 COVID-19 negative 146,303 (70.8) 2 4 3,179
(2.2)
9,658
(6.6)
     
Protocol 36 COVID-19 positive 4,358
(59.7)
3 5 131
(3.0)
384
(8.8)
     
  1. *National Early Warning Score