TableĀ 2

Classification of the ER and IM diagnoses of 90 randomly selected patients from the prestudy

IM discharge diagnosis compared to ER diagnosis is(n)Per cent
Identical2731.4
Precise3338.4
Complicated22.3
Hierarchically different910.5
Diagnostically different1416.3
Not classifiable00
  • (n)=frequency.

  • ER, emergency room; IM, internal medicine.