Table 3

Characteristics of calls taken by 211 nurses (N = 231,112)

Characteristic

% (n)


Sex of patient

Male

42% (96090)

Female

58% (135022)


Age of patient

5 years or less

18% (42344)

6 – 15

10% (23812)

16 – 35

24% (55985)

36 – 65

28% (65032)

66 or older

19% (43860)


Time of call

In hours

9% (19832)

Out of hours

91% (211280)


Triage decision

Self care

16% (36342)

Other

84% (194770)


O'Cathain et al. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 2007 7:39   doi:10.1186/1472-6947-7-39

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