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Table 4 Comparison of patient delay timea according to others’ responses to symptoms

From: Symptoms awareness, emergency medical service utilization and hospital transfer delay in myocardial infarction

Responses of others to symptoms N (%) Median (ITQ) p value
Witnessed
 Yes 36 (74) 57 (30–145) 0.13
 No 13 (26) 40 (10–120)  
Suggested seeking help
 Yes 29 (59) 45 (25–120) 0.24
 No 20 (41) 65 (30–145)  
Called ambulance
 Yes 10 (20) 47 (30–140) 0.93
 No 39 (80) 45 (30–141)  
  1. ITQ interquartile range
  2. Mann-Whitney test
  3. aminutes