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Table 4 Quality measures of LWBS rates and mortality rates compared before and after the fast track area opened

From: The impact of a fast track area on quality and effectiveness outcomes: A Middle Eastern emergency department perspective

    Chi-square test
Outcome measure Before FTA
FTA
(2005)
After FTA
(2006)
Chi-square value Difference
(95% CI of difference)
Pvalue
Number of patients
LWBS (%)
226
(4.72%)
41
(0.71%)
168.47 4%
(3.37 to 4.65)
P < 0.001
Number of patients
Deceased (%)
19
(0.397%)
25
(0.44%)
0.022 0.038%
(-0.23 to 0.29)
P = 0.88
  1. LWBS: Left without being seen by the doctor
  2. P < 0.05 considered statistically significant