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Six month stats released

?The statistics below relate to 1 January to 30 June 2014, as prepared by Nigel Hare, Operations Director for Devon Air Ambulance Trust

  • We have been deployed to 534 incidents and treated 431 patients
  • Trauma = 45%, Medical = 54%, Inter Hospital Transfers (IHT’s) 1%
  • The busiest hour of the day for us to be called out is between 2pm and 3pm
  • The busiest day of the week has been Sunday
  • 12% of patients were not accessible by road
  • 35% of patients have been female, 65% male
  • 12% of our patients were children under 18, 88% were adult
  • 24% of the patients we conveyed we did so bypassing the closest hospital in favour of transporting them to a specialist treatment centre
  • Cardiac conditions are the most frequent reason we are called to assist a patient suffering from a medical problem
  • Road Traffic Collisions are the most frequent reason we are called to assist a patient suffering from trauma
  • Equestrian incidents are the most common sport / leisure activity we are called out to.
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