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Table 4 Distribution of patients with RC with respect to the time of admission in the ED.

From: Analysis of clinical and demographic characteristics of patients presenting with renal colic in the emergency department

  # of patients presented to ED Patients diagnosed with RC n (%) Percentage of the diagnosis(/thousand) P value
Month     
January 2027 16 7.9 0.001
February 1606 10 6.2  
March 1767 25 14.1  
April 1660 13 7.8  
May 1866 12 6.4  
June 1780 23 12.9  
July 2371 29 12.2  
August 2068 35 16.9  
September 1667 19 11.4  
October 1977 29 14.6  
November 1943 13 6.7  
December 2208 11 4.9  
Seasons     
Winter 5841 37 6.3 0.001
Spring 5293 50 9.4  
Summer 6219 87 14.0  
Autumn 5587 61 10.9  
Days of the week     
Monday 3401 34 10.0 0.046
Tuesday 2916 43 14.7  
Wednesday 3280 31 9.4  
Thursday 3302 42 12.7  
Friday 3722 37 9.9  
Saturday 3110 26 8.4  
Sunday 3209 22 6.8  
Total 22940 235