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Table 3 ED transfers from selected rural hospital to all referral centres, with distances

From: Lack of CT scanner in a rural emergency department increases inter-facility transfers: a pilot study

Years Total ED patient transfers Referral centres (and distances)
Primary care rural hospital with CT scan (50.9 km) Urban teaching hospital (91.8 km) Other
2010 456 131 310 15
2011 433 145 283 5
2012 395 129 256 10
2013 448 156 283 9
2014 488 177 303 8
Total average 444 147.6 287 9.4
Percentage (%) 33.2 64.6 2.1