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Table 1 Distribution of age, type of agent and hospitalization according to ER access color code

From: Childhood acute poisoning in the Italian North-West area: a six-year retrospective study

Color codeNumber (%)Age [median, (IQR)]Type of agent
[n, (%)]
Hospitalization [n, (%)]
   PharmaceuticalsNonpharmaceuticals 
White10 (1%)2.0 (4.2)4 (40)6 (60)1 (10)
Green88 (8.5%)2.7 (3.5)31 (35.2)57 (64.8)7 (7.9)
Yellow920 (89.3%)2.2 (2.1)380 (41.3)540 (58.7)76 (8.3)
Red12 (1.2%)4.3 (11.5)7 (58.3)5 (41.7)12 (100)