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Table 3 Potentially preventable vs. non-preventable deaths

From: Preventable deaths following emergency medical dispatch – an audit study

  Potentially preventable Non-preventable Emergency level B–E survivors
Characteristics (n = 18) (n = 134) (n = 94,336)
Female, n (%) 6 (33.3) 63 (47.0) 47,074 (49.8)
Age, mean (range) 66 (34–88) 76 (31–100) 53 (0–101)
EMD time in min:sec, median (IQR) 3:26 (3:00–5:26) 3:20 (2:10–5:11) 3:25 (2:19–5:36)
EMS time in min:sec, median (IQR) 12:23 (7:20–15:28) 9:25 (6:32–13:31) 9:51 (6:34–15:03)
  1. Min, minutes; sec, seconds.