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Table 1 Primary measure – Proportion of women assessed within 15 min of attendancea

From: The design and implementation of an obstetric triage system for unscheduled pregnancy related attendances: a mixed methods evaluation

  2012 n = 496 2013 n = 496 Relative risk (95% CI); p-value
Seen within 15 min 159/421 38% 209/391 53% 1.4 (1.2,1.7); p = <0.0001
Time of first assessment not available 75b 105c  
  1. aFor women who attended in 2012 this was the time from arrival to midwifery assessment and for women who attended in 2013 this was the time of arrival to time of initial triage. Women categorised as ‘Red’ were taken straight to Delivery Suite and not seen in Triage
  2. bThe time was not recorded for 75 women in 2012 (8 were not assessed in Triage, the time of assessment was not recorded for 57 women, and 10 sets of notes were not available)
  3. cThe time was not recorded for 105 women in 2013 (31 were not assessed in triage, the time of assessment was not recorded for 66 women, and 8 sets of notes were not available)