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Table 1 Medical Emergency Team (MET) service status in 172 hospitals in Australia and New Zealand

From: Introduction of Medical Emergency Teams in Australia and New Zealand: a multi-centre study

Hospital category MET service commencement date known MET service commencement date unknown No MET service MET status unknown, number (percentage of totala) Total
All hospitals 79 5 47 41 (23.8) 172
Metropolitan 18 1 13 3 (8.6) 35
Private 28 1 11 20 (33.3) 60
Regional 18 3 14 17 (32.7) 52
Tertiary 15 0 9 1 (4) 25
  1. Hospitals participating in the Medical Emergency Response and Intervention Trial are not included in the data above. a'Total' refers to the total number of hospitals in each hospital category.