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Table 4 Factors that influence the length of stay in the emergency department

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

LENGTH OF STAY IN ENERGENCY DEPARTMENT
  mean min max SD p-value
Time of arrival
 08:00–15:59 381 20 2212 327 NS
 16:00–23:59 393 37 1540 277
 00:00–07:59 321 72 740 211
Triage
 white 320 320 320 . NS
 green 380 20 1540 282
 yellow 387 37 2212 373
 red 202 202 202 .
Aura
 no 368 20 2212 291 NS
 yes 446 37 1412 360
First aura
 no 527 133 1412 376 0.014
 yes 325 37 1386 306
SBP ≥ 140 mmHg
 no 383 20 2212 304 NS
 yes 373 37 1529 306
DBP ≥ 90 mmHg
 no 389 20 2212 312 NS
 yes 271 92 479 114
HEAD CT
 no 349 20 1540 270 NS
 yes 391 37 2212 314
ECG
 no 359 20 1540 260 NS
 yes 531 37 2212 492
Other investifgations
 no 372 20 2212 294 NS
 yes 510 37 1386 413
Neurological consultation
 no 333 20 2212 252 < 0.001
 yes 580 37 1533 408
Other consultations
 no 359 20 2212 279 0.001
 yes 625 115 1533 447
Treatment
 no 385 41 1529 303 NS
 yes 377 20 2212 305
  1. CT computed tomography, DBP diastolic blood pressure; NS not significant, SBP systolic blood pressure, SD standard deviation