Table 3

Comparison of time metrics in the three triage concepts

MS (n=162, 16.2%)DS (n=458, 45.8%)EXT (n=381, 38.1%)P value*P value†
MS vs DS
P value†
MS vs EXT
P value†
DS vs EXT
Onset to imaging (min)110 (69–313)113 (65–265)93 (57–171)<0.0010.7420.002<0.001
Onset to EVT (min)180 (130–422)320 (243–480)195 (145–274)<0.001<0.0010.27<0.001
Imaging to EVT (min)56 (42–80)184 (145–225)97 (53–130)<0.001<0.001<0.001<0.001
  • Time metrics given as median (IQR).

  • *Kruskal–Wallis test between MS, DS, and EXT.

  • †Post hoc Conover test with Benjamini–Hochberg correction.

  • DS, drip and ship; EVT, endovascular thrombectomy; EXT, thrombectomy at external hospital; MS, mothership.