Table 2

Characteristics of emergency ambulance journeys October 2009 to September 2010

CharacteristicSite ASite BSite C
Number of ambulance journeys (% of total)4109 (40.5)5197 (51.1)850 (8.4)
Number of Q1 journeys (% for site)1062 (25.9)1290 (24.8)226 (26.6)
Number of OH journeys (% for site)1393 (33.9)1815 (34.9)257 (30.2)
Median (IQR) journey distance (miles)6.8 (5.4–8.1)7.8 (4.7–10.9)9.7 (3.9–15.6)
Median (IQR) journey times (minutes)9.3 (6.5–12.0)14.1 (9.4–18.9)16.9 (8.1–25.6)
  • OH, office hours.