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Table 1 Main characteristics of the patients by study area

From: Fatal injury as a function of rurality-a tale of two Norwegian counties

  Finnmark Rural Hordaland Urban Hordaland
Total death rate 33.1/100,000a,b 23.7/100,000 18.8/100,000
Median age (inter quartile range) 40 (27–55)a,b 50.5 (33–71) 46 (32–66)
Male gender 80% 75% 76%
Pre-hospital death 85%b 82% 72%
  1. a Statistically significant difference from rural Hordaland.
  2. b Statistically significant difference from urban Hordaland.