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Table 5 Influence of extrathoracic injuries on mortality following blunt chest trauma

From: Predictors of poor outcomes after significant chest trauma in multiply injured patients: a retrospective analysis from the German Trauma Registry (Trauma Register DGU®)

  Head Abdomen Extremity
AIS Survived Died Total Survived Died Total Survived Died Total
0 7295 1034 8239 10558 2284 12842 4771 1306 6077
87.6% 12.4% 100% 82.2% 17.8% 100% 78.5% 21.5% 100%
1 1331 64 1395 54 3 57 352 38 390
95.4% 4.6% 100% 94.7% 5.3% 100% 90.3% 9.7% 100%
2 2509 196 4027 4123 497 4620 6359 949 7308
92.8% 7.2% 100% 89.2% 10.8% 100% 87.0% 13.0% 100%
3 3521 506 4027 2208 427 2635 5164 872 6036
87.4% 12.6% 100% 83.8% 16.2% 100% 85.6% 14.4% 100%
4 2504 519 3012 1168 396 1564 1707 535 2242
82.8% 17.2% 100% 74.7% 25.3% 100% 76.1% 23.9% 100%
5 1441 1437 2878 532 355 887 292 268 560
50.1% 49.9% 100% 60.0% 40.0% 100% 52.1% 47.9% 100%
6 44 212 256 2 6 8 n.a. n.a. n.a.
17.2% 82.8% 100% 25.0% 75.0% 100%