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Table 1 Characteristics of chart samples for validity analysis

From: Implementation and performance of the South African Triage Scale at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya

  Pre-SATS (n = 1209) n (%) Post-SATS (n = 1211) n (%)
Age
 ≤ 2 months 3 (0) 6 (1)
 2 months–3 years 54 (4) 50 (4)
 3–12 years 64 (5) 70 (6)
 13–64 years 936 (77) 934 (77)
 ≥ 65 years 102 (8) 112 (9)
 Missing 50 (4) 39 (3)
Sex
 Male 624 (52) 596 (49)
 Female 584 (48) 611 (50)
 Unknown/missing 1 (0) 4 (1)
Time of arrival
 7 am–3 pm 533 (44) 547 (45)
 3 pm–11 pm 472 (39) 448 (37)
 11 pm–7 am 203 (17) 214 (18)
 Missing 1 (0) 2 (0)
Trauma
 Yes 380 (31) 349 (29)
 No 454 (38) 781 (64)
 Unknown/missing 375 (31) 81 (7)
Disposition
 Admit 351 (29) 335 (28)
 Died in A&E 27 (2) 11 (1)
 Discharged 659 (55) 740 (61)
 Left without being seen 33 (3) 16 (1)
 Left against medical advice 5 (0) 7 (1)
 Unknown/missing 144 (12) 102 (8)