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Table 1 Demographic parameters, injury distribution and injury severity compared between children with development of MODS and those without MODS

From: Interleukin-6 as inflammatory marker referring to multiple organ dysfunction syndrome in severely injured children

  Children with MODS Children without MODS p-value
  Group I Group II  
Number of patients % (n) 11.9% (7) 88.1% (52) -
Age (years)    0.847
Mean ± SD 8.7 ± 4.7 8.4 ± 4.4
Median [IQR 25-75] 7 [6-13] 9 [5-12]
Gender (♂ : ♀) 5 : 2 29 : 23 0.431
AIS head    0.818
Mean ± SD 2.9 ± 2.7 2.6 ± 1.8
Median [IQR 25-75] 5 [0-5] 4 [0-5]
AIS chest    0.158
Mean ± SD 2.3 ± 1.3 1.5 ± 1.7
Median [IQR 25-75] 2 [2-3] 2 [1-3]
AIS abdomen    0.534
Mean ± SD 1.4 ± 1.8 1.1 ± 1.4
Median [IQR 25-75] 0 [0-3] 0 [0-2]
AIS extremities    0.935
Mean ± SD 1.0 ± 1.2 1.0 ± 1.2
Median [IQR 25-75] 1 [0-2] 1 [0-2]
ISS    0.227
Mean ± SD 29.0 ± 7.4 23.3 ± 12.3
Median [IQR 25-75] 29 [25-38] 24 [13-29]
Duration of ventilation (hours)    0.001
Mean ± SD 418.7 ± 584.7 99.7 ± 133.5
Median [IQR 25-75] 249 [90-344] 27 [0-183]
Intensive care treatment (days)    0.003
Mean ± SD 21.1 ± 22.2 7.9 ± 8.3
Median [IQR 25-75] 15 [7-21] 5 [2-11]
Overall length of stay (days)    0.010
Mean ± SD 27.0 ± 21.8 14.3 ± 10.1
Median [IQR 25-75] 19 [10-41] 12 [8-19]
Mortality % (n) 28.6% (2) 0.0% (0) -