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Table 1 Patient demographics (n = 89)

From: Reduced clot strength upon admission, evaluated by thrombelastography (TEG), in trauma patients is independently associated with increased 30-day mortality

Age (years) 39 (35-43)
Males 59 (66%)
Blunt trauma 76 (85%)
Cause of trauma
   Traffic accident 65
   Fall from heights 10
   Assault 10
   Suicide attempt 4
Type of trauma
   Thoracic 15
   Abdominal 7
   Extremities 4
   Cerebral 18
   Multi trauma 37
   Other 8
Injury Severity Score 21 (19-23)
Transfusions in units
   RBC 3.4 (2.6-4.4)
   FFP 2.2 (1.7-2.8)
   PC 1.6 (1.4-1.9)
Length of stay (days) 10.3 (8.1-13.1)
Thirty-day mortality 15 (17%)
  1. Demographics of the 89 patients included in the study. Frequencies are stated as count with percentage in parenthesis. Age, Injury Severity Score, blood product transfusions and length of stay are stated as means with 95% Confidence Intervals. Packed red blood cells (RBC), fresh frozen plasma (FFP) and platelet concentrates (PC).