Emergency Medicine International / 2011 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Demographic Analysis of Emergency Department Patients at the Ruijin Hospital, Shanghai

Table 1

Demographic description of patients reporting to the Triage Desk.

Total populationPatients with one
complaint
š‘ = 2 1 8 3 % š‘ = 1 6 5 1 %

Gender
ā€ƒMale98545.173444.5
ā€ƒFemale118454.290654.9
ā€ƒUnknown140.6110.7
Race
ā€ƒAsian207595.1155994.4
ā€ƒNon-Asian110.5100.6
ā€ƒUnknown974.4825.0
Transport
ā€ƒAmbulance954.4724.4
ā€ƒSelf-referral208895.6157995.6
Complaints
ā€ƒHeadache1647.5865.2
ā€ƒVertigo/dizziness23610.819912.1
ā€ƒEarache or ear infection170.8130.8
ā€ƒThroat symptoms673.1311.9
ā€ƒChest pain1547.11408.5
ā€ƒShortness of breath763.5241.5
ā€ƒCough21910.0875.3
ā€ƒStomach and abdominal pain32414.825615.5
ā€ƒUrologic1285.9744.5
ā€ƒGynecologic symptoms190.9120.7
ā€ƒSpine211.0120.7
ā€ƒUpper extremity552.5181.1
ā€ƒLower extremity1295.9744.5
ā€ƒSkin1125.11016.1
ā€ƒDM related40.240.2
ā€ƒFever33815.520512.4
ā€ƒTrauma1647.5724.4
ā€ƒBlood transfusion391.8342.1
ā€ƒIntoxication80.450.3
ā€ƒOther1818.31418.5
ā€ƒUnknown904.1633.8
Specialist
ā€ƒNeurosurgeon401.8311.9
ā€ƒNeurologist29913.726416.0
ā€ƒEar-nose-throat specialist522.4422.5
ā€ƒOphthalmologist231.1211.3
ā€ƒDentist160.7140.8
ā€ƒPulmonologist23910.91066.4
ā€ƒGeneral surgeon1979.01549.3
ā€ƒUrologist793.6543.3
ā€ƒObstetrist/gynecologist251.1181.1
ā€ƒOrthopedic surgeon1878.61146.9
ā€ƒInternist90241.371343.2
ā€ƒDermatologist1044.8965.8
ā€ƒUnknown431.9362.2

Data are shown as numbers with percentages. On the right-hand side, data are given for patients reporting to the ED with only one complaint.