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Table 3 Incidence of pulmonary failure in univariate conditions

From: Predictors of pulmonary failure following severe trauma: a trauma registry-based analysis

  Pulmonary failure P-value
Parameters No [%] Yes [%]
PMCs 18.7 26 <0.0001
ISS ≥ 25 11.5 26.6 <0.0001
Sepsis 15.5 58.1 <0.0001
Early termination of regular ER diagnostics due to emergency operation 19.4 32 <0.0001
Glasgow coma scale ≤ 8 18 26.7 <0.0001
Lung injury (AISthorax ≥3) 12.6 26.8 <0.0001
Liver injury (AISadomen ≥3) 19.9 31.1 <0.0001
Male gender 16.2 22 <0.0001
Blunt trauma 17 20.7 0.051
Age ≥ 60 years 19.4 25 <0.0001
AIShead ≥ 3 20.2 20.8 0.387
AISthorax ≥ 3 12.6 25.9 <0.0001
AISabdomen ≥ 3 18.9 26.1 <0.0001
AISextremity ≥ 3 18.7 23.4 <0.0001
Isolated TBI 21.9 10.6 <0.0001
Prehospital blood pressure ≤ 90 mmHg 18.9 28.4 <0.0001
Blood pressure in the ER ≤ 90 mmHg on admission 19.2 32.5 <0.0001
Administration of PRBC 16 30.3 <0.0001
Ttransfusion of ≥ 10 PRBC s 18.8 39.1 <0.0001
Surgical interventions 10.8 22.4 <0.0001
Admission during night shift 20.9 19.5 0.106
  1. Abbreviations: PMC, Pre-existing Medical Condition; ISS, Injury Severity Score; ER, Emergency Room; AIS, Abbreviated Injury Scale; TBI, Traumatic Brain Injury; PRBC, Packed Red Blood Cell.