Table 3

Number and percentage of patients admitted to ICU within 2 days, patients who died within 30 days, and patients who were admitted to ICU and/or died, by NEWS group

EWS scoreNoYes
No. patients% patientsNo. patients% patients
ICU (within 2 days)
 0–451296.8173.2
 5–644596.9143.1
 7–843095.6204.4
 9–2050389.06211.0
 Total189094.41135.6
Mortality (30 days)
 0–450094.5295.5
 5–640788.75211.3
 7–839086.76013.3
 9–2040972.415627.6
 Total170685.229714.8
Combined (ICU and/or mortality)
 0–448792.1427.9
 5–639786.56213.5
 7–837583.37516.7
 9–2036865.119734.9
 Total162781.237618.8
  • ICU, intensive care unit; NEWS, national early warning score.