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Table 1 Target percentages of 1-km2 cells by mission urgency and time limits as an example of EMS level of service (Pirkanmaa Hospital District service level target 2017–2018)

From: Development and implementation of a geographical area categorisation method with targeted performance indicators for nationwide EMS in Finland

  A/B (lights&siren) C (urgent) D (non-urgent)
Cell risk category 1st EMS unitawithin 8 min, % 1st EMS unitawithin 15 min, % ALS unitbwithin 30 min, % Any ambulance within 30 min, % Any ambulance within 120 min, %
1 85 95 95 95 95
2 65 95 95 90 95
3 45 80 95 85 95
4 20 60 90 80 95
5 Not defined
  1. afirst responder of ambulance
  2. badvanced life support unit