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Table 4 Length of stay in the hospital for the injuries (maxillary fracture, rib fracture, clavicle fracture, humeral fractures, and pelvic fracture) that showed different incidences in obese and normal-weight motorcycle riders

From: Obese motorcycle riders have a different injury pattern and longer hospital length of stay than the normal-weight patients

Variables Obese Normal P
BMI ≥ 30 25 > BMI ≥ 18.5
n = 466 n = 2701
LOS (days)    
 Maxillary fracture 10.2 ± 6.2 10.7 ± 8.1 0.713
 Rib fracture 11.9 ± 11.9 10.8 ± 8.5 0.480
 Clavicle fracture 8.9 ± 8.2 8.8 ± 10.1 0.971
 Humeral fracture 10.4 ± 11.3 8.2 ± 7.4 0.212
 Pelvic fracture 24.6 ± 15.8 17.2 ± 13.9 0.019