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Table 2 Demographic characteristics

From: A retrospective comparison between non-conveyed and conveyed patients in ambulance care

Variable Total Non-conveyance Conveyance Difference p-value
Gender n (%) 53,538 13,162 40,376   
Male 26,866 6642 (50.5) 20,224 (50.0) + 0.5 .456
Female 26,672 6520 (49.5) 20,152 (50.0) −0.5  
Geographical location 52,419 12,321 40,098   
Highly urban (≥2.500 home addresses/km2) 0   
Urban (1.500–2.500 home addresses/km2) 14,105 3230 (26.2) 10,875 (27.1) −0.9 .000
Average urban (1.000–1.500 home addresses/km2) 14,734 3468 (28.1) 11,266 (28.1) 0.0  
Rural (500–1.000 home addresses/km2) 13,289 2856 (23.2) 10,433 (26.0) −2.8  
Highly rural (< 500 home addresses/km2) 4233 826 (6.7) 3407 (8.5) −1.8  
Age years (±SD) 57.7 (±23.9) 48.5 (±26.4) 60.7 (±22.2) 12.2 .000