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Table 1 General Pelvic Trauma Patient Information

From: Predictors of early versus late mortality in pelvic trauma patients

Patient Demographics  
 Age (Mean Years, SD) 42 (18)
 Sex (Male, n, %) 1015 (65)
 Race  
  White (n, %) 1008 (64)
  African American (n, %) 174 (11)
  Hispanic (n, %) 293 (19)
  Othersa (n, %) 91 (6)
ED Clinical Variables  
 Systolic BP (Mean mmHg, SD) 122 (31)
 Heart Rate (Mean, SD) 94 (24)
 Respiratory Rate (Mean, SD) 18 (5)
 GCS (Mean, SD) 12.9 (4.0)
 RTS  
  (Mean, SD) 7.15 (1.54)
  (Median, IQR) 7.84 (0)
 ISS  
  (Mean, SD) 20 (13)
  (Median, IQR) 17 (18)
 Crystalloid Received at ED (Mean ml, SD) 1836 (1463)
 Type of Injury  
  Blunt (n, %) 1520 (97)
  Penetrating (n, %) 46 (3)
 Type of pelvic injury  
  Ilium (n, %) 234 (15)
  Ischium (n, %) 61 (4)
  Pubis (n, %) 702 (45)
  Sacrum/coccyx (n, %) 429 (27)
  Acetabulum (n, %) 715 (46)
  Unclear (n, %) 109 (7)
 Associated Injuries (n, %)b 734 (47)
  Head (n, %) 339 (22)
  Chest (n, %) 215 (14)
  Abdomen (n, %) 281 (18)
  Extremity (n, %) 313 (20)
 Blood Transfusion at ED (yes, %) 166 (11)
 Hgb (Mean g, SD) 12.8 (2.4)
 Transfer Directly to OR (yes, %) 275 (18)
  1. Abbreviations: SD standard deviation, BP blood pressure, GCS Glasgow Coma Scale, RTS revised trauma score, IQR interquartile range, ISS Injury Severity Score, ED Emergency Department, Hgb hemoglobin, OR operating room
  2. a: others include Asian, Pacific Islander, and Native American. b: Associated injuries: injuries other than these four regions are not reported in this study