Table 2

48-Hour mortality and hazard ratios (HR) in relation to 48-hour mortality for Danish Emergency Process Triage (DEPT) and Eyeball triage category

RedOrangeYellowGreenTotal
DEPT381704248720616290
 Deaths, n (%)7 (18.4%)24 (1.4%)14 (0.6%)13 (0.6%)58 (0.9%)
 HR (95% CI)30.9 (12.3 to 77.4)2.2 (1.1 to 4.4)0.9 (0.4 to 1.9)1
Eyeball1181016280423526290
 Deaths, n (%)18 (15.3%)22 (2.2%)15 (0.5%)3 (0.1%)58 (0.9%)
 HR (95% CI)128.7 (37.9 to 436.8)17.1 (5.1 to 57.1)4.2 (1.2 to 14.6)1
  • ’Total’ refers to the total number of patient visits in each triage category. ‘Deaths’ refers to the number of deaths within 48 hours.