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Table 2 Time intervals and distances

From: Short-term outcome and differences between rural and urban trauma patients treated by mobile intensive care units in Northern Finland: a retrospective analysis

Variable Missing data All n = 472 Missing data Rural n = 249 Missing data Urban n = 223 P-value
Airway distance from scene to the receiving hospital (km) 21 45.3 (5.9–117.4) 12 112 (67.1–143.9) 9 5.7 (2.6–20.3) <0.001
Road distance from scene to the receiving hospital (km) 21 55.4 (8.9–144.1) 12 137.7 (82.1–172.7) 9 8.1 (3.8–23.9) <0.001
Transport time from scene to receiving hospital (min) 146 33 (12–51) 67 46.5 (35.8–64.2) 79 11 (7–21.75) <0.001
Time from HEMS dispatch to the HEMS arrival on scene (min) 0 24 (11–43) 0 39 (28–53) 0 11 (8–18) <0.001
On scene time (min) 95 18 (10–31) 42 22 (11–35) 53 15 (9–24) <0.001
Airway distance from the HEMS base to scene (km) 67 36.9 (7.2–107) 44 102.1 (64.9–130.2) 23 7.2 (3.1–17.1) <0.001
Road distance from the HEMS base to scene (km) 67 51.6 (8.7–131.8) 44 127.8 (78.6–163.9) 23 8.7 (4.6–20) <0.001
  1. Values are presented as median (25th–75th percentiles)