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Table 2 Reason for attendance in 1–4 year old children

From: Comparison of two European paediatric emergency departments: does primary care organisation influence emergency attendance?

  Cambridge Trieste p
Fever 1916 (27.5%) 1631 (24.6%) <0.0001
Breathing difficulties 814 (11.7%) 428 (6.4%) <0.0001
Gastrointestinal symptoms 580 (8.3%) 610 (9.2%) ns
Febrile seizure 63 (0.9%) 53 (0.8%) ns
Trauma 2010 (28.8%) 1350 (20.4%) <0.0001
Ingestion/overdose 203 (2.9%) 142 (2.1%) <0.01
Total attendance under 1–4 years old 6957 6613  
  1. In brackets: percentage of specific symptom out of total attendance. ns means not statistically significative