Table 2

ED characteristics for female presentations with complications associated with early pregnancy

ED characteristicsPre-EPAS–EPAP
n=268 (%)
Post-EPAS–EPAP
n=316 (%)
p Value
Median (IQR) age29 (25–34)30 (24–34)0.30
Diagnosis0.53
 ICD O20.0 (threatened miscarriage)130 (48.5)151 (47.8)
 ICD O03.9 (inevitable/complete miscarriage)110 (41.0)133 (42.1)
 ICD O02.1 (missed miscarriage)15 (5.6)23 (7.3)
 ICD O00.9 (ectopic pregnancy)13 (4.9)9 (2.8)
Triage category0.09
 ATS 2 3 (1.1)5 (1.6)
 ATS 3115 (42.9)132 (41.8)
 ATS 4119 (44.4)120 (38.0)
 ATS 5 31 (11.6)59 (18.7)
Shift arrived0.15
 Day (07:00–14:59)146 (54.5)197 (62.3)
 Evening (15:00–22:59)103 (38.4)102 (32.3)
 Night (23:00–06:59)19 (7.1)17 (5.4)
  • ATS, Australasian Triage Scale; ED, emergency department; EPAP, early pregnancy assessment protocol; EPAS, early pregnancy assessment service; ICD, International Classification of Diseases.