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This FACT indicates the number of days waited for patient admissions from waiting lists for Neurosurgery in the 90th percentile. Neurosurgery is surgery performed on the nervous system, especially the brain and spinal cord. The 90th percentile means that 90 percent of the people admitted from waiting lists are admitted within and beyond 365 days. The other 10% are outliers and fall outside the range of the other 90 percent either above or below. The state/territory with the highest number of days waited is Tasmania at 365 days. The state/territory with the lowest number of days waited is South Australia at 92 days, followed closely by the Australian Capital Territory, at 83 days. According to AIHW, the Northern Territory does not perform neurosurgeries.