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Table 2 Dispatched pre-hospital units

From: Paediatric medical emergency calls to a Danish Emergency Medical Dispatch Centre: a retrospective, observational study

Dispatched pre-hospital units All < 1 yr. 1–5 yrs. 6–15 yrs.
n % (95%CI) n % (95%CI) n % (95%CI) n % (95%CI)
Ambulance with MECU, level A 263 56.4 (51.8–61.0) 44 78.6 (65.6–88.4) 152 73.1 (66.5–79.0) 67 33.2 (26.7–40.1)
Ambulance, level A 64 13.7 (10.7–17.2) 3 5.4 (1.1–14.9) 14 6.7 (3.7–11.0) 47 23.3 (17.6–29.7)
Ambulance, level B 64 13.7 (10.7–17.2) 4 7.1 (2.0–17.3) 13 6.3 (3.4–10.5) 47 23.3 (17.6–29.7)
No ambulance, level E 59 12.7 (9.8–16.0) 5 8.9 (3.0–19.6) 23 11.1 (7.1–16.1) 31 15.3 (10.7–21.1)
Ambulance with PM, level A 15 3.2 (1.8–5.3) . . 5 2.4 (0.8–5.5) 10 5.0 (2.4–8.9)
Ambulance, level C 1 0.2 (0.0–1.2) . . 1 0.5 (0.0–2.7) . .
Total 466 100 56 100 208 100 202 100
  1. All calls (n = 466) distributed according to dispatched pre-hospital units and age group. Emergency priority level is also shown. Percentages rounded to one decimal. MECU Mobile Emergency Care Unit, PM Paramedic