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Table 1 Percentage distributions of patients for EMS/ER groups by intervention gender arm and age class

From: An emergency clinical pathway for stroke patients – results of a cluster randomised trial (isrctn41456865)

   n. suspected stroke Pts % Gender   X 2
Tests
P
% Age class X 2
Tests
P
   n M F   <= 60 61–75 76–80 >80  
EMS 1181 44.6 55.4 0.45 19.1 23.4 25.3 32.2 0.06
  720 42.8 57.2   14.9 25.0 23.9 36.3  
ER I 1475 51.2 48.8 0.03 12.5 34.6 21.8 31.0 0.14
  C 1519 47.3 52.7   11.5 32.6 21.0 35.0  
  1. ° I = intervention arm; C = control arm