1 Based on estimated brain haemorrhage admission figures supplied by South Tees NHS Trust for April 2000 - March 2001 for an estimated population coverage of 1 million people, multiplied by population figures for the whole of the North East (2.5 million).
2 Government Office for the North East (2002) Key Facts and Figures (December 2002)
3 Based on data for admissions to South Tees NHS Trust, as logged with the National Sub-Arachnoid Haemorrhage Audit being conducted by the Royal College of Surgeons, for an estimated population coverage of 1 million, multiplied by population figures for the whole of the North East (2.5 million).
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