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Table 3 Mission demographic data

From: Medical priority dispatch codes—comparison with National Early Warning Score

  All A B C D
Total missions 12729 (100%) 616 (4.8%) 3193 (25.1%) 5637 (44.3%) 3283 (25.8%)
Annual mission rate per 1000 inhabitants 180.6 8.7 57.5 80.0 46.6
Mean age, years (SD) 65.2 (20.1) 61.4 (20.5) 63.7 (20.8) 64.4 (20.5) 68.7 (18.2)
Male, n (% within priority) 6275 (49.5%) 387 (63.2%) 1637 (51.5%) 2713 (48.4%) 1538 (47.0%)
00:00–08:00, n (% within priority) 2854 (22.5%) 138 (22.7%) 715 (22.4%) 1281 (22.7%) 720 (22.0%)
08:00–16:00, n (% within priority) 5291 (41.6%) 274 (45.0%) 1333 (41.8%) 2293 (40.7%) 1391 (42.4%)
16:00–24:00, n (% within priority) 4567 (35.9%) 197 (32.3%) 1141 (35,8%) 2062 (36.6%) 1167 (35.6%)
Mean EMS response time from call to arrival at the scene, minutes (SD) 13.5 (10.6) 11.1 (9.8) 10.6 (8.6) 14.0 (10.7) 16.0 (11.6)