Table 2

Differences in presenting condition variables between control and lookup groups ranked by relative risk ratio

Presenting conditionControl groupLookup groupRisk ratio95% CI
FrequencyPercentageMedianFrequencyPercentageMedian
AgeTriage categoryAgeTriage category
Confusion400.2368.53680.8378.533.622.45 to 5.35
Collapse/fall4902.8166.036588.0479.032.862.55 to 3.21
Cardiac arrest130.0755.01170.2159.012.791.35 to 5.74
Seizure postictal1150.6622.031411.7244.032.622.05 to 3.34
Medical other12036.8958.031 26915.5170.032.252.09 to 2.42
Palpitations1891.0859.031912.3369.032.151.77 to 2.63
Chest pain10425.9758.0396611.8068.021.981.82 to 2.15
Gastrointestinal bleed860.4963.53790.9773.031.961.44 to 2.66
Not coping socially220.1343.04190.2362.041.841.0 to 3.40
Breathing/asthma9785.6026.038019.7968.031.751.60 to 1.91
Bowel obstruction180.1065.03140.1772.531.660.83 to 3.33
Headache/vertigo/dizziness4192.4045.032773.3863.031.411.21 to 1.64
Urology other3001.7243.031912.3368.031.361.13 to 1.62
Suspected DVT510.2960.04250.3168.041.050.65 to 1.69
Overdose/poison/intoxication2851.6321.031351.6534.021.010.82 to 1.24
Nausea/vomiting/diarrhoea4582.6223.542112.5869.030.980.84 to 1.15
Febrile illness4762.734.032102.5765.020.940.80 to 1.10
Abdominal pain16009.1735.037188.7758.530.960.88 to 1.04
Injury trunk5152.9539.042072.5361.040.860.73 to 1.00
Orthopaedic other2601.4948.041041.2759.540.860.68 to 1.07
Depression/other psychological1090.6224.04390.4837.030.760.53 to 1.10
Influenza type symptoms990.5729.04340.4249.040.730.50 to 1.08
Rash/cellulitis7704.4126.042553.1254.040.710.61 to 0.81
Major trauma2661.5233.02831.0156.020.670.52 to 0.85
Surgical other2391.3748.04730.8965.040.650.50 to 0.85
Ear, nose and throat5373.0823.041431.7555.030.570.47 to 0.68
Injury lower limb16009.1730.043834.6867.040.510.46 to 0.57
Injury head8304.7619.041982.4263.540.510.44 to 0.59
Multiple injuries3191.8331.03760.9368.530.510.40 to 0.65
Obstetrics/gynaecology other2191.2629.04440.5440.030.430.31 to 0.59
Eye problem2671.5338.04470.5756.040.380.28 to 0.51
Injury upper limb194811.1623.043424.1851.040.370.33 to 0.42
Ophthalmology580.3328.04100.1253.540.370.19 to 0.72
Maxillofacial1010.5825.04120.1566.040.250.14 to 0.46
Dental problem2731.5629.04260.3242.040.200.14 to 0.30
Paediatric other9415.390.04590.723.030.130.10 to 0.17
Early pregnancy problem1430.8230.0480.1026.530.120.06 to 0.24
  • DVT, deep vein thrombosis.