Table 2

Median age and NEWS by sex, admission to ICU within 2 days, 30-day outcome and combined endpoint (ICU and/or mortality)

 No. patients% patientsPatient ageNEWS
MedianIQRp ValueMedianIQRp Value
All patients20031007259–8174–9
ICU (within 2 days)
 No ICU1890947259–810.0064–90.00
Outcome (30 days)
Combined (ICU and/or mortality)
  • ICU, intensive care unit; NEWS, national early warning score (based on first set of observations taken in the emergency department).