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Table 4 Survival rate by triage category

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

  Triage category
  Red Yellow Green Blue
  Admission
N 79 32 0 65
Survived n (%) 74 (93.7) 20 (62.5)   16 (24.6)
% Difference c/w Blue
(95% CI)
69.11
(57.3, 80.8)
37.92
(18.1, 57.7)
- -
  48 hours
n 21 17 29 22
Survived n (%) 19 (90.5) 16 (94.1) 29 (100) 10 (45.4)
% Difference c/w Blue
(95% CI)
45.03
(20.7, 69.3)
48.74
(25.0, 72.3)
- -
  120 hours
n 6 10 14 7
Survived n (%) 6 (100) 9 (90.0) 13 (92.9) 5 (71.4)
% Difference c/w Blue (95% CI) 28.6
(-4.9, 62.0)
18.6
(-19.7, 56.9)
- -
  1. survived to hospital discharge, CI = confidence interval; c/w = compared with.
  2. 1P < 0.0001, 2P = 0.0003, 3P = 0.002, 4P = 0.001.