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Table 1 Characteristics of the sample

From: Is the fast-track process efficient and safe for older adults admitted to the emergency department?

 Usual process
N = 504
Fast-track process
N = 504
P
Age74.9 ± 6.9274.9 ± 6.92n.s.
Gender (F)315 (62.5) 313315 (62.5)n.s.
Colour tag at admission  n.s.
White19 (3.8)19 (3.8) 
Green485 (96.2)485 (96.2) 
Diagnoses  n.s.
injuries, poisoning and violence376 (74.6)376 (74.6) 
diseases of the nervous system and sense organs86 (17.1)86 (17.1) 
diseases of the musculoskeletal system and connective tissue21 (4.2)21 (4.2) 
symptoms, signs, and ill-defined conditions8 (1.5)8 (1.5) 
diseases of the genitourinary system4 (0.8)4 (0.8) 
diseases of the digestive system4 (0.8)4 (0.8) 
neoplasms2 (0.4)2 (0.4) 
infectious and parasitic diseases1 (0.2)1 (0.2) 
diseases of the circulatory system1 (0.2)1 (0.2) 
diseases of the blood and blood-forming organs1 (0.2)1 (0.2) 
FAST-TRACK process
X-ray examination381 (75.6) 
Specialist consultation123 (24.4) 
Ophthalmologist93 (75.6)
Ear-nose -throat23 (18.7) 
Gynaecologist7 (5.7) 
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