Causative Agent Time to contact to the emergency department (hours)
Male Female Total F P
SD SD SD    
Physycoactive Drugs 2.67 2.05 2.95 2.53 2.88 2.43 0.489 0.485
Cardiovascular  Drugs 1.80 .84 3.58 3.12 3.06 2.75 1.535 0.234
Gastrointestinal Drugs 1.50 .71 5.75 6.73 4.90 6.21 0.727 0.419
Antibiotics 3.67 1.97 2.44 1.24 2.93 1.62 2.215 0.160
Inhalation Agents 3.37 1.67 2.37 1.79 2.76 1.80 5.447 0.023*
Endocrine System Drugs 8.00 1.80 2.33 1.41 2.90 2.23 14.450 0.005**
Analgesics 2.13 1.72 3.15 3.47 2.77 2.97 2.852 0.094
Corrosives 2.83 3.58 2.44 1.43 2.67 2.92 0.339 0.562
Carbamates 4.02 6.44 2.69 3.30 3.04 4.36 3.071 0.082
Organicphosphorus 3.61 2.86 2.05 1.22 2.42 1.85 14.156 0.000**
Opioids 3.19 2.23 0.00 0.00 3.19 2.23    
Herbal Plants 2.36 2.01 7.69 13.57 5.25 10.26 1.653 0.212
Food 3.17 1.83 9.71 28.47 8.00 24.47 0.307 0.586
Multiple Drugs 2.89 3.34 2.50 1.92 2.60 2.37 0.635 0.427
Alcohol 3.07 1.54 1.00 0.00 2.93 1.58 1.683 0.217
‘*’ P<0.05 ‘**’ P<0.01
Table 4: Anova analysis for time to contact to the emergency department according to causative agents and gender.