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Table 3 Reason for attendance in 5–15 year old children

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

  Cambridge Trieste p
Fever 796 (7.7%) 845 (8.5%) ns
Breathing difficulties 355 (3.4%) 339 (3.4%) ns
Gastrointestinal symptoms 390 (3.8%) 415 (4.1%) ns
Trauma 4381 (42.8%) 4161 (42%) <0.0001
Convulsion 88 (0.8%) 23 (0.2%) <0.0001
Ingestion/overdose 117 (1.1%) 69 (0.6%) <0.01
Faint 43 (0.4%) 56 (0.5%) ns
Total attendance under 5–15 years old 10231 9885  
  1. In brackets: percentage of specific symptom out of total attendance. ns means not statistically significative