Table 1

Emergency department and patient demographics

EDType of ED (AIHW)*Patients in training dataset (n)Patients in testing dataset (n)Females (n,%)Admissions (n,%)Median age of patients (median, IQR)Ambulance patients (n, %)
AnglissMedium metro76 70939 89560 332 (52%)41 933 (36%)35 (IQR 16–58)20 038 (17%)
Box HillLarge metro130 49967 103101 365 (51%)115 008 (58%)47 (IQR 23–72)65 575 (33%)
CabriniPrivate (not-for-profit)45 31428 13840 857 (56%)32 900 (45%)Not availableNot available
CaseyMedium metro151 22761 062112 887 (53%)42 233 (20%)35 (IQR 18–56)43 850 (21%)
Clayton (adult)Major132 60252 86895 032 (51%)60 963 (33%)53 (IQR 35–73)68 678 (37%)
Clayton (children)Specialist children’s75 27135 29848 115 (44%)15 973 (14%)5 (IQR 3–10)12 117 (11%)
DandenongLarge metro165 79561 470112 526 (49%)61 066 (27%)42 (IQR 25–64)73 891 (33%)
Gold Coast University HospitalMajor215 03429 426121 449 (50%)Not available36 (IQR 19–59)Not available
MaroondahMajor109 43155 35582 013 (49.77%)81 652 (50%)43 (IQR 21–65)56 002 (34%)
RobinaMedium metro121 40620 34572 561 (51%)Not available43 (IQR 23–66)Not available
St Vincent’sMajor97 57552 67168 413 (46%)65 693 (44%)52 (IQR 37–76)58 831 (39%)
WerribeeMedium metro67 64638 46956 937 (54%)40 953 (39%)39 (IQR 25–60)24 147 (23%)
Total1 388 509542 100971 487 (50%)558 374 (29%)43 (IQR 23–65)423 129 (22%)
  • AIHW, Australian Institute of Health and Welfare; ED, emergency department.