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Table 2 Blood transfusion therapy in each study period (2001-3 and 2005-7).

From: Blood product ratio in acute traumatic coagulopathy - effect on mortality in a Scandinavian level 1 trauma centre

   Study period
2001-3
Study period
2005-7
P-value1
Time to first blood product min 85 (33-151) 26 (2-72) < 0.001
RBC 0-6 h n 4 (2-10) 5 (2-12) 0.280
RBC total n 5 (2-10) 5 (3-12) 0.355
FFP 0-6 h n 0 (0-4) 3 (0-10) < 0.001
FFP total n 0 (0-4) 3 (0-10) < 0.001
PLT 0-6 h n 0 (0-0) 1 (0-4) < 0.001
PLT total n 0 (0-0) 1 (0-4) < 0.001
FFP:RBC 0-6 h ratio2 0 (0-0.33) 0.56 (0-0.83) < 0.001
FFP:RBC total ratio2 0 (0-0.36) 0.60 (0-0.83) < 0.001
PLT:RBC 0-6 h ratio2 0 (0-0) 0.17 (0-0.33) < 0.001
PLT:RBC total ratio2 0 (0-0) 0.17 (0-0.33) < 0.001
PLT:FFP 0-6 h ratio2 0 (0-0.09) 0.40 (0.21-0.43) < 0.001
PLT:FFP total ratio2 0 (0-0.14) 0.40 (0.2-0.47) < 0.001
  1. 1Patients from '2001-3 and 2005-7 were compared by Wilcoxon Rank Sum test. Data are presented as medians (IQR), with p-values in bold for variables with p < 0.05. 2A ratio of 0.56, 0.60, 0.17 and 0.40 corresponds to 1.8, 1.7, 5.9 and 2.5, respectively, RBC per FFP or PLT.