Table 1

Attendance characteristics by time of presentation

DayNightTotalP value
Attendances2 163 129 (57.89%)1 573 412 (42.11%)3 736 541
Attendance type<0.001
 First attendance2 011 569 (92.99%)1 448 111 (92.04%)3 459 680
 Unplanned re-attendance151 560 (7.01%)125 301 (7.96%)276 861
Age (years)<0.001
 Mean (SD)49.0 (22.2)45.6 (22.2)47.6 (22.3)
 Median (IQR)46 (29–67)41 (26–62)44 (28–65)
Age (years)<0.001
 <451 025 314 (47.40%)858 956 (54.59%)1 884 270
 45–74749 100 (34.63%)477 399 (30.34%)1 226 499
 ≥75388 715 (17.97%)237 057 (15.07%)625 772
Gender<0.001
 Female1 101 724 (50.93%)768 991 (48.87%)1 870 715
 Male1 061 166 (49.06%)804 230 (51.11%)1 865 396
 Not known239 (0.01%)191 (0.01%)430
Arrival mode<0.001
 Ambulance643 409 (29.74%)665 512 (42.30%)1 308 921
 Other1 519 631 (70.25%)907 835 (57.70%)2 427 466
 Not known89 (<0.01%)65 (<0.01%)154
Index of Multiple Deprivation quintile<0.001
 Q1 (most deprived)761 973 (35.23%)611 246 (38.85%)1 373 219
 Q2452 991 (20.94%)331 400 (21.06%)784 391
 Q3372 156 (17.20%)252 675 (16.06%)624 831
 Q4346 281 (16.01%)225 389 (14.32%)571 670
 Q5 (least deprived)215 026 (9.94%)137 959 (8.77%)352 985
 Not known14 702 (0.68%)14 743 (0.94%)29 445