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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of patients treated in the emergency department

From: Rapid referral for headache management from emergency department to headache centre: four years data

Demographics
 age (years) (SD)40.7 (16.3)
 sex (female)192 (78.7)
Medical history
 negative157 (64.3)
 hypertension27 (11.1)
 psychiatric disorders21 (8.6)
 thyroid disorders17 (7.0)
 hematologic disorders10 (4.1)
 dyslipidemia9 (3.7)
 DM type 28 (3.3)
 cerebrovascular diseases7 (2.9)
 COPD/asthma4 (1.6)
 ischemic heart disease3 (1.2)
 solid tumor3 (1.2)
Time of ED presentation
 08:00–15:59147 (60.3)
 16:00–23:5979 (32.4)
 00:00–07:5918 (7.4)
Headache onset
 days bedore ED visit1.9 (5.7)
Triage codes
 white1 (0.4)
 green186 (76.2)
 yellow56 (23.0)
 red1 (0.4)
Vital signs
 systolic BP (mmHg)130 (16.9)
 diastolic BP (mmHg)77 (10.6)
 heart rate (bpm)78,910.60
 temperature (°C)36.6
 oxygen saturation (%)98 (1.4)
Aura
 reason to access ED40 (16.4)
 first aura in their life16 of 40 (40.0)
ED times in min, mean (SD)
 door-to-doctor time139 (118.4)
 time of care241 (269.8)
 ED length of stay381 (307.7)
  1. DM diabetes mellitus, ED emergency department, SD standard deviation
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