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Table 6 (RSI < 1). Comparison of the trauma patients with reverse shock index < 1 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 = 130 N = 153 I vs. II N = 59 II vs. III N = 5 N = 1
    Odds ratio (95 % CI) p   Odds ratio (95 % CI) p   
Gender     0.293    0.010   
 Male (n, %) 95 (73.1) 120 (78.4) 0.7 (0.43–1.29)   36 (61.0) 2.3 (1.21–4.45)   3 (60.0) 1 (100)
 Female (n, %) 35 (26.9) 33 (21.6) 1.3 (0.78–2.31)   23 (39.0) 0.4 (0.23–0.82)   2 (40.0) 0 (0)
ISS          
 Median (IQR) 20 (12–29) 10 (4–17)   <0.001 5 (4–16)   0.098 5 (3–14) 10 (10–10)
LOS (days) 21.8±22.9 15.0±14.3   0.002 12.2±10.4   0.169 4.3±9.6 11-
ICU          
n (%) 92 (70.8) 61 (39.9) 3.7 (2.22–6.01) <0.001 15 (25.4) 1.9 (1.00–3.80) 0.051 0 (0) 0 (0)
 Days 15.5±22.9 8.8±14.8   0.046 7.0±6.9   0.648 -- --
Mortality 26 (20.0) 7 (4.6) 5.2 (2.18–12.47) <0.001 1 (1.7) 2.8 (0.34–23.10) 0.324 0 (0) 0 (0)