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Table 2 Usability of protocol

From: A retrospective cohort pilot study to evaluate a triage tool for use in a pandemic

  Triage officer  
  1 2 3 4 Overall
Mean rating of completeness of data (95% CI) 4.5
(4.3, 4.8)
4.5
(4.3, 4.7)
4.0
(4.0, 4.0)
3.9
(3.8, 4.1)
4.2
(4.1, 4.4)
Mean rating of relevance of information (95% CI) 4.6
(4.3, 4.8)
4.5
(4.3, 4.7)
4.0
(4.0, 4.0)
4.0
(3.9, 4.1)
4.3
(4.1, 4.4)
Mean rating of ability to develop clear clinical picture (95% CI) 4.5
(4.3, 4.7)
4.5
(4.3, 4.7)
3.4
(3.1, 3.6)
3.9
(3.8, 4.1)
4.1
(3.9, 4.2)
Mean rating of confidence in triage decisions (95% CI) 4.3
(4.0, 4.6)
4.1
(3.9, 4.4)
3.1
(2.9, 3.4)
3.9
(3.7, 4.1)
3.9
(3.7, 4.0)
Percentage rating of confident or very confident in their triage decisions (95% CI) 76.9 72.2 46.0 76.3 68.4
Percentage of cases requiring arbitration 27.8% 79.7% 54.9%
Agreement with arbitrator N (%) 10 (66.7) 5 (33.3) 2 (4.3) 45 (95.7) n/a
  1. Ratings based on five-point Likert-style scale.
  2. CI = confidence interval; n = number; n/a = not available.