See the Australasian Triage Scale from the Australasian College of Emergency Medicine for descriptions of each triage category, including indicative clinical descriptors.
The numerator and denominator include records with a Type of visit of Emergency presentation. For South Australia only, Type of visit can be Emergency presentation or Not reported.
Records are excluded from both the numerator and denominator if the episode end status is either Did not wait to be attended by a health professional or Dead on arrival, not treated in emergency department or if the Waiting time to service is missing or invalid.
Analysis by state and territory is based on location of service.
Analysis by remoteness and SEIFA Index of Relative Socioeconomic Disadvantage (IRSD) is based on usual residence of person.
Presented as a percentage.