Percentage of less urgent emergency department visits (triage Level 4 and Level 5)

(The following description comes from the source organization.)
This indicator is measured to track the percentage of less urgent visits in hospitals; i.e., Level 4 (less urgent) and Level 5 (non-urgent). This information is helpful to contributing to understanding the use of the emergency room as well as primary healthcare options. This measure should help determine if efforts to increase access to more appropriate and cost-effective primary care options outside of a hospital setting are successful.

Source
New Brunswick Department of Health
Unit
Percent
Data periods available
2010-2011, 2011-2012, 2012-2013, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016, 2016-2017