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Table 3 Emergency medical dispatch and emergency medical services response intervals in minutes and seconds

From: Implementing a nationwide criteria-based emergency medical dispatch system: A register-based follow-up study

Emergency No. EMD, median (IQR) EMS, median (IQR)
Level
A 34,489 02:01 (1:28,2:47) 6:11 (4:18,9:17)
B 31,116 03:27 (2:20,5:38) 10:00 (6:50,14:24)
C 1,391 04:51 (3:00,10:41) 11:14 (07:44,17:27
D 139 6:46 (3:37,19:00) 13:00 (8:33,21:07)
All 67,135 02:34 (1:45,4:01) 7:53 (5.09,11:59)
  1. Interquartile range (IQR).
  2. EMD response interval: Time spend from reception of 1-1-2 call at the EMCC, until activation of the ambulance. EMS response interval: Time spend from ambulance activation until arrival on scene. Patients with a valid Danish Index code (67,135) are included in the table.