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Table 4 Comparison of the trauma patients regarding sex and outcomes in levels I–III in the Taiwan Triage and Acuity Scales system

From: Use of the reverse shock index for identifying high-risk patients in a five-level triage system

Variables Triage
I II    III    IV V
N = 623 N = 3333 I vs. II N = 6522 II vs. III N = 314 N = 22
    Odds ratio (95 % CI) p   Odds ratio (95 % CI) p   
Gender     0.173    <0.001   
     Male (n, %) 455 (73.0) 2344 (70.3) 1.1 (0.94–1.38)   3899 (59.8) 1.6 (1.46–1.74)   175 (55.7) 13 (59.1)
     Female (n, %) 168 (27.0) 989 (29.7) 0.9 (0.72–1.06)   2623 (40.2) 0.6 (0.57–0.69)   139 (44.3) 9 (40.9)
ISS          
Median (IQR) 17 (10–25) 8 (4–13)   <0.001 4 (4–9)   <0.001 4 (4–9) 4 (4–9)
LOS (days) 19.3±19.8 11.3±11.1   <0.001 7.3±7.3   <0.001 7.2±7.1 9.0±8.5
ICU          
 n (%) 416 (66.8) 809 (24.3) 6.3 (5.21–7.54) <0.001 499 (7.7) 3.9 (3.43–4.37) <0.001 47 (15.0) 3 (13.6)
 Days 12.5±14.9 8.3±11.3   <0.001 7.2±7.1   0.040 8.1±8.7 4±2.6
Mortality 96 (15.4) 27 (0.8) 22.3 (14.4–34.5) <0.001 14 (0.2) 3.8 (1.99–7.25) <0.001 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0)