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Table 2 Removal of Obstetric Service from Royal Inland Hosptial (Kamloops) Scenario.

From: Defining rational hospital catchments for non-urban areas based on travel-time

Hospital Catchment With Royal Inland Hospital Without Royal Inland Hospital
  Population % Interior Population Population % Interior Population
Cariboo Memorial 26263 4.01 26263 4.01
East Kootenay Regional Hospital 34663 5.29 34663 5.29
Kelowna General Hospital 134852 20.58 134852 20.58
Kootenay Boundary Regional Hospital 25612 3.91 25612 3.91
Kootenay Lake District Hospital 28109 4.29 28109 4.29
Penticton Regional Hospital 66862 10.21 66862 10.21
Royal Inland Hospital 100156 15.29 0 0.00
Vernon Jubilee Hospital 99760 15.23 99888 15.25
-99 Catchment (population not served) 138843 21.19 238871 36.46
Total Interior Population 655120 100.00 655120 100.00
  1. Note: 15% of the population in the IHA are presently served by Obstetrical services at the Royal Inland Hospital. When that service is removed in this scenario, the -99 catchment – representing the population not served within one hour travel time – increases by 15%.