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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of injured patients: business hours 1 vs. off hours 2

From: The off-hour effect on trauma patients requiring subspecialty intervention at a community hospital in Japan: a retrospective cohort study

Characteristic All (n = 805) Business hours (n = 379) Off hours (n = 426) p value
Age (years) 47.2 ± 22.2 49.6 ± 22.7 45.1 ± 21.6 0.0030
Male, n (%) 576 (71.6) 270 (71.2) 306 (71.8) 0.88
ISS 18.6 ± 14.6 17.1 ± 14.6 19.9 ± 14.4 <0.001
RTS 7.3 ± 1.2 7.3 ± 1.2 7.2 ± 1.2 0.042
Ps 0.88 ± 0.23 0.88 ± 0.24 0.88 ± 0.23 0.315
Glasgow Coma Scale 13.5 ± 3.0 13.6 ± 2.9 13.4 ± 3.1 0.054
SBP (mmHg) 123.9 ± 58.1 124.2 ± 33.2 123.6 ± 73.5 0.064
Heart rate (beats per min) 89.8 ± 23.0 89.0 ± 24.2 90.6 ± 21.9 0.092
Respiratory rate (breaths per min) 20.0 ± 7.9 19.8 ± 8.0 20.3 ± 7.7 0.253
ASA-PS 2.7 ± 1.0E 2.7 ± 0.9E 2.8 ± 1.0E 0.30
CCI 0.37 ± 0.82 0.43 ± 0.91 0.33 ± 0.73 0.48
Penetrating injury, n (%) 107 (13.3) 59 (15.6) 48 (11.3) 0.078
ORIF, n (%) 507 (63.0) 251 (66.2) 256 (60.1) 0.079
TAE, n (%) 144 (17.9) 63 (16.6) 81 (19.0) 0.41
Laparotomy, n (%) 118 (14.7) 48 (12.7) 70 (16.4) 0.14
Craniotomy, n (%) 27 (3.4) 11 (2.9) 16 (3.8) 0.56
Thoracotomy, n (%) 9 (1.1) 6 (1.6) 3 (0.7) 0.32
Presentation 2002–2005 314 (39.0) 148 (39.1) 166 (39.0) 1.00
Presentation 2006–2009 233 (28.9) 98 (25.9) 135 (31.7) 0.074
Presentation 2010–2013 258 (32.0) 133 (35.1) 125 (29.3) 0.083
  1. 18:01 AM to 6:00 PM weekdays.
  2. 26:01 PM to 8:00 AM weekdays plus all weekend hours.
  3. Data expressed as mean ± standard deviation or n (%).
  4. ASA-PS, American Society of Anesthesiologists Physical Status; CCI, Charlson Comorbidity Index; ISS, Injury Severity Score; ORIF, open reduction with internal fixation; Ps, probability of survival; RTS, Revised Trauma Score; SBP, systolic blood pressure; TAE, transarterial embolization.