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Table 1 Characteristics of pediatric fatal trauma

From: Pediatric trauma deaths are predominated by severe head injuries during spring and summer

   P-value*
Age, median (range) 13 (2–17) 0.82
Location of death   
   Prehospital 21 (58%) 0.47
On-scene 19  
Transport 2  
   Inhospital 15 (42%)  
Mechanism of injury   
   Road traffic accidents 28 (78%) 0.084
   Falls 4 (11%)  
   Violence 4 (11%)  
ISS, median (IQR) 53 (33–75) 0.89
NISS, median (IQR) 66 (52–75) 0.59
Cause of death   
   CNS 29 (81%) 0.99
   Exanguination 7 (19%)  
   MOF 0  
  1. * for difference among genders