Table 2

Relationship between the four metrics of severity: Pearson correlation coefficients above the diagonal; numbers of participants below the diagonal

Did not continue by bikeTransported to hospital by ambulanceAdmitted to hospitalCTAS*
Did not continue by bike (n=528)0.400.17−0.29
Transported to hospital by ambulance (n=251)2490.24−0.39
Admitted to hospital (n=60)6045−0.20
CTAS=1 or 2 (n=75)746217
  • *Correlations with CTAS were negative because the scale was in the opposite direction, with 1=most urgent and 5=least urgent. All other metrics were assigned 1=more versus 0=less severe.

  • CTAS, Canadian Triage and Acuity Scale.