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Table 1 Demographic breakdown of pre-hospital emergency cases services from April to December 2007.

From: Using genetic algorithms to optimise current and future health planning - the example of ambulance locations

  Emergency cases (n = 21,211)
Category No of users (%) Monthly users per 1,000
Age Group   
   0--4 841 (4.0) 2.77
   5--9 346 (1.6) 1.04
   10--14 322 (1.5) 0.92
   15--19 733 (3.5) 1.79
   20--24 954 (4.5) 2.20
   25--29 872 (4.1) 1.86
   30--34 876 (4.1) 1.63
   35--39 874 (4.1) 1.83
   40--44 704 (3.3) 1.55
   45--49 760 (3.6) 1.67
   50--54 892 (4.2) 1.67
   55--59 1,399 (6.6) 2.35
   60-64 1,254 (5.9) 2.71
   65-69 1,428 (6.7) 3.42
   70-74 1,676 (7.9) 4.38
   75-79 2,083 (9.8) 6.54
   80-84 2,055 (9.7) 9.89
   85 and over 2,585 (12.2) 13.96
   Unknown 557 (2.6)  
Sex   
   Male 10,791 (50.9) 3.05
   Female 9,847 (46.4) 2.60
   Unknown 573 (2.7)