Table 2

Demographic characteristics (n=544)

Characteristic%
ESI category
 10.7
 211.9
 346.1
 432.9
 58.3
WPSS score
 Normal72.8
 Alert21.9
 Urgent5.3
Gender
 Female43.2
 Male56.8
Referrer
 Ambulance6.4
 Specialist18.6
 General practitioner30.9
 Self referred44.1
Top three main complaints
 Diseases of the circulatory system21.5
 External or unknown causes of disease17.8
 Diseases of the digestive system12.5
Mean pain score2.9
Mean age in years53.2
  • ESI, Emergency Severity Index; WPSS, Worthing Physiological Scoring System.