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Table 2 The number and frequency of in-hospital cardiac arrests (IHCAs) according to the modified early warning score (MEWS)

From: Use of a modified early warning score system to reduce the rate of in-hospital cardiac arrest

  1. The frequencies of IHCAs were as follows: score of 6, 0.18 %; score of 7, 1.40 %; score of 8, 1.75 %, and a score of 9 or more, 3.57 %. The frequency of IHCAs was significantly higher among patients with scores of 7 or more than among patients with scores of 6
  2. * p < 0.05