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Table 4 Performance indicators for the current and optimized locations

From: Coverage versus response time objectives in ambulance location

Indicator Current locations (June 2017) MEXCLP-pMP pMP Hierarchical pMP
Response time for all patients (min) 11.52
(11.50; 11.54)
10.75
(10.73; 10.77)
10.56
(10.55; 10.57)
10.55
(10.52; 10.58)
% of calls responded to within 15 min 75.26 79.97 80.28 80.33
Number of municipalities with the average response time longer than 15 min 868 676 600 601
Response time for high-priority patients (min) 11.37
(11.34; 11.40)
10.62
(10.59; 10.65)
10.48
(10.45; 10.52)
10.44
(10.40; 10.49)
% of high-priority calls responded to within 8 min 38.84 43.75 44.23 44.36
Average ambulance workload (%) 31.98 31.89 31.84 31.78
Coefficient of variation of ambulance workload 0.29 0.24 0.24 0.24