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Table 2 Knowledge of the participant about the triage system in the emergency department

From: Exploring emergency department visits: factors influencing individuals’ decisions, knowledge of triage systems and waiting times, and experiences during visits to a tertiary hospital in Saudi Arabia

VariableCategoryN%
Do you know why some patients are taken to a room before others even though they may not have waited as long?Yes, with correct answer17051
Yes, with incorrect answer or with no answer3210
No13240
Do you think this is fair?No6321
Yes23679
Do you know what triage means?Yes, with correct answer3711
Yes, with incorrect answer or with no answer4313
No25476
Do you know what a teaching hospital is?No18771
Yes7729
Do you know if this hospital is a teaching hospital?No7254
Yes6246