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Table 3 Detailed information about alerts lasted more than 24 hours (2006–2008)

From: Regional coordination in medical emergencies and major incidents; plan, execute and teach

  Time (h**)
Incidents Number mean ± SD R* N* I*
Hospital-related 45 53 ± 117 44 1  
Terror/Threat 4 184 ± 151 2   2
Traffic crashes 9 105 ± 176 7 1 1
Sea 2 10 ± 7 2   
Sport events 34 109 ± 277 34   
Police 26 79 ± 85 25   1
Public gatherings 13 54 ± 58 13   
Chemical and infectious events 12 145 ± 127 9 3  
Fire/Flooding 8 64 + 53 6   2
International 1 6766 ± 0    1
National 7 141 ± 350 7   
Nature 5 94 ± 96 5   
Information/weather/Others 5 69 ± 90 5   
Total 171   159 5 7
  1. * R: Regional, N: National, I: International
  2. ** Shows the time it took to handle an incident (start and end of activities) and does not represent the active time.