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Table 2 Basic demographics of the 12-year helicopter emergency medical service (HEMS) dataset (percentage calculated from total number of cases (n = 1255))

From: Pre-hospital intubation by anaesthesiologists in patients with severe trauma: an audit of a Norwegian helicopter emergency medical service

Patient sex (n = 1253) 930 male
(74.1%)
322 female
(25.7%)
  
Trauma category (n = 1255) 1097 blunt
(87.4%)
100 penetrating
(8.0%)
55 other (4.6%)  
NACA category (n = 1255) 674 NACA 4
(53.7%)
361 NACA 5
(28.8%)
114 NACA 6
(9.1%)
106 NACA 7
(8.4%)
RTS category (n = 1198) 202 RTS < 4
(16.1%)
996 RTS > 4
(79.4%)
  
GCS category (n = 1194) 353 GCS 3-8
(28.1%)
841 GCS 9-15
(67.0%)
  
Type of response (n = 1255) 721 helicopter
(57.5%)
534 RRV
(42.5%)
  
Physician status (n = 1254) 205 resident
(16.3%)
1049 consultant
(83.6%)
  
  1. GCS: Glasgow coma score
  2. NACA: National Committee on Aeronautics severity of injury or illness index
  3. RTS: Revised trauma score
  4. HEMS: Helicopter emergency medical service
  5. RRV: Rapid response vehicle