Table 1

Summary of numbers of ED attendances and hospital admissions from January 2015 to January 2021, stratified by age and diagnosis group

ED (n=1 002 471)Inpatient (n=92 607)>48 hours (n=13 101)
Age group
 0–1222 230 (22%)25 764 (28%)4303 (33%)
 >1–2112 511 (11%)11 367 (12%)1198 (9%)
 >2–5227 791 (23%)20 684 (22%)2193 (17%)
 >5–11267 357 (27%)20 182 (22%)2730 (21%)
 >11–16172 582 (17%)14 610 (16%)2677 (20%)
Diagnosis group
 Infection29 538 (32%)5546 (42%)
 Injury15 347 (17%)2257 (17%)
  • ED, emergency department.