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Table 3 The distribution of the risk factors amongst patients in the three departments

From: An ontology-based nurse call management system (oNCS) with probabilistic priority assessment

Number of patients with:  
0 risk factors 10
1 risk factor 10
2 risk factors 8
> 2 risk factors 2
Risk factor weights (%):  
High age (a) 50
Diabetes (b) 10
Heart disease (c) 3
High fall risk (d) 5
Neurologic problem (e) 3
Tracheotomy (f) 10
COPD (g) 3
Paraplegia (h) 3
Pneumonia (i) 3
Disoriented/confused (j) 5
Gastric Bleeding within 48 h (k) 3
Transferred from ICU (l) 1
Transferred from ICU within 72 h (m) 0
Reanimated (n) 1
Reanimated within 72 h (o) 0