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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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During 2004-05, the Tasmanian Ambulance Service responded to 56,066 separate incidents in Tasmania. The majority of ambulance activity in Tasmania occurred in response to emergencies. This was also true for all regions, with emergencies accounting for 53.9% of all activity in the South region, 46.8% in the North region, and 53.2% in the North West region.

AMBULANCE ACTIVITY, Tasmanian regions - 2004-05

South
North
North West
Tasmania(a)

Ambulance incident

no.

no.

no.

no.

Emergency
15,371
7,032
6,561
29,144
Urgent
8,837
4,419
3,775
17,032
Non-emergency
4,297
3,581
2,006
9,890

Total

28,505

15,032

12,342

56,066

(a) Tasmania figures include ambulance incidents where the Region of residence is unknown.
Source: Tasmanian Ambulance Service, Department of Health and Human Services.



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