Table 4

‚ÄÉComparison between the MTS and reference classification, based on 1000 cases

Reference classificationTotal (%)
MTS classificationEmergentVery urgentUrgentStandardNon-urgent
MTS, Manchester Triage System.
*Differences in column and row totals might have occurred due to rounding off.
Values in italics represent undertriage.
Values in bold represent overtriage.
Emergent0.7 0.1 0.1 0.1 0 1.0
Very urgent 1.3 1.6 8.0 11.8 0.9 23.6
Urgent 0 1.6 11.5 13.5 1.2 27.8
Standard 0 0.5 11.1 31.0 4.1 46.7
Non-urgent 0 0 0 0.6 0.20.9
Total*2.03.930.757.06.4100