Table 4

Prognostic performance of Danish Emergency Process Triage (DEPT) and Eyeball triage. Discriminatory ability for DEPT and Eyeball triage in relation to prediction of patients in high and low risk of 30-day mortality when using grouping into either green/yellow or orange/red patient groups

30-day mortality,
n=263 (100%)
Sensitivity %
(95% CI)
Specificity %
(95% CI)
NPV %
(95% CI)
PPV %
(95% CI)
Accuracy (%)
DEPT
 Orange/red115 (43.7%)43.7 (37.9 to 49.8)73.0 (71.9 to 74.1)96.7 (96.2 to 97.2)6.6 (5.5 to 7.9)71.8
 Green/yellow148 (56.3%)
Eyeball triage
 Orange/red139 (52.9%)52.9 (46.8 to 58.8)83.5 (82.5 to 84.4)97.6 (97.1 to 98.0)12.3 (10.5 to 14.3)82.2
 Green/yellow124 (47.1%)
  • Percentages may not equal 100% due to rounding.

  • PPV, positive predictive value; NPV, negative predictive value.

  • p < 0.05 for all.