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Table 2 Involvement of doctors and locations for transport of patients

From: Involvement in emergency situations by primary care doctors on-call in Norway - a prospective population-based observational study

Patients transported to Casualty clinic Hospital via casualty clinic Admitted to hospital by doctors Directly to hospital by ambulance Patients stayed at scene Dead patients Follow up by others Total*
  n % n % n % n % n % n % n % n %
Doctors were callers 22 5 30 7 356 80 16 4 20 4 3 ~0 0 0 447 100
Doctors alerted§                 
   Yes 328 15 270 13 781 37 334 16 283 13 117 5 23 1 2 136 100
   No 403 14 250 9 934 34 837 31 239 9 50 2 18 1 2 731 100
   Total 731 15 520 11 1 715 35 1 171 24 522 11 167 3 41 1 4 867 100
Doctors' response when alerted                 
   Call out 75 9 41 5 455 56 7 1 128 16 98 12 6 1 810 100
   Await 157 21 162 22 142 19 205 28 55 8 10 1 9 1 740 100
   Consult 32 11 25 9 128 45 23 8 72 25 2 1 2 1 284 100
   No contact 20 22 11 12 16 18 30 33 12 13 1 1 1 1 91 100
   Occupied 8 23 11 31 7 20 8 23 1 3 0 0 0 0 35 100
Total* 292 15 250 13 748 38 273 14 268 14 111 5 18 1 1 960 100
  1. * Differences in numbers between alerted doctors and doctors response are due to missing data
  2. §Doctors as callers are excluded
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