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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
 meanminmaxSDp-value
Time of arrival
 08:00–15:59381202212327NS
 16:00–23:59393371540277
 00:00–07:5932172740211
Triage
 white320320320.NS
 green380201540282
 yellow387372212373
 red202202202.
Aura
 no368202212291NS
 yes446371412360
First aura
 no52713314123760.014
 yes325371386306
SBP ≥ 140 mmHg
 no383202212304NS
 yes373371529306
DBP ≥ 90 mmHg
 no389202212312NS
 yes27192479114
HEAD CT
 no349201540270NS
 yes391372212314
ECG
 no359201540260NS
 yes531372212492
Other investifgations
 no372202212294NS
 yes510371386413
Neurological consultation
 no333202212252< 0.001
 yes580371533408
Other consultations
 no3592022122790.001
 yes6251151533447
Treatment
 no385411529303NS
 yes377202212305
  1. CT computed tomography, DBP diastolic blood pressure; NS not significant, SBP systolic blood pressure, SD standard deviation
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