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Table 2 Univariate analysis of the types of injury in the ICU and non-ICU groups

From: Indicators of the need for ICU admission following suicide bombing attacks

  ICU Group (n = 86) Non-ICU Group (n = 78) P value*
Injury to 4 or more regions 38 (44.2) 11 (14.1) < 0.0001
Burns 31 (36) 15 (19.2) 0.0245
Ear drum perforation 20 (23.3) 16 (20.5) 0.709
Open extremity fractures 22 (25.6) 13 (16.7) 0.185
Peripheral vascular injury 14 (16.3) 3 (3.8) 0.01
Skull fractures 18 (20.9) 5 (6.4) 0.012
Facial fractures 17 (19.8) 1 (1.3) < 0.0001
Rib fractures 12 (13.9) 0 (0) 0.004
Penetrating extremity injury 41 (47.7) 38 (48.7) 1.0
Penetrating torso injury 48 (55.8) 21 (26.9) 0.0002
Penetrating head injury 60 (69.8) 32 (41) 0.0003
  1. Data shown as number and (percent); * Fisher's exact test