Table 3

Numbers of deaths by risk group for NEWS2, NEWS2 88%–92% and NEWS

All cohortsLow-risk groups (0–4)Moderate-risk groups (5–6)High-risk groups (7+)
DiedAll%DiedAll%DiedAll%
 NEWS2All COPD3510033.5396286.2154101415.2
 NEWS2237523.1456716.7160122213.1
 NEWS256703.7577307.8146124511.7
  • NEWS, NEWS2 and NEWS2 88%–92%: a score of 0 to 4 is low risk, 5 or 6 is moderate risk, and 7 or more is high risk.