Table 2

 Characteristics of patients with preventable versus non-preventable deaths (n = 124)

CharacteristicsPreventable (n = 32)Non-preventable (n = 92)
Male, n (%)15 (46.9)43 (46.7)
Median age, year5356
Time of stay in ED, median in hours62.467.2
Time from admission to death, median in hours8.57.4