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Table 5 Pertinence/urgency and visit outcomeab per site.

From: A qualitative study of a psychiatric emergency

  Dis. Obs. Hosp. Trans. Other Visits
A- P/U 30% 36% 21% 7% 6% 3112
P/NU 75% 17% 1% 1% 7% 2583
NP/NU 72% 14% 1% 1% 11% 1629
B- P/U 52% 23% 23% 2% < 1% 1777
P/NU 88% 7% 2% 1% 2% 2566
NP/NU 71% 8% 1% < 1% 20% 626
C- P/U 41% 13% 42% < 1% 2% 2311
P/NU 68% 17% 13% < 1% 2% 424
NP/NU 77% 12% 4% 1% 5% 177
D- P/U 29% 18% 52% 1% 1% 4409
P/NU 68% 17% 13% 1% 1% 502
NP/NU 72% 20% 4% 2% 1% 313
  1. a Dis (discharge), Obs (observation), Hosp (hospitalization), Trans (transfer to another PES), Other (refused treatment, left after being seen without formal discharge or was returned to the medical emergency department).
  2. b The sum of each row may not add up to 100% due to rounding. Outcome was available for 20,429 of the 22,120 visits.