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Table 2 Patterns of injury, distribution of types of EMS transport, level of trauma center in the study population

From: Effect of private versus emergency medical systems transportation in trauma patients in a mostly physician based system- a retrospective multicenter study based on the TraumaRegister DGU®

  EMS (%) PT (%)
Car passenger 24.1 2.5
Motorcyclist 13.3 5.3
Cyclist 8.3 11.1
Pedestrian 7.2 1.8
Other Road Traffic Crashes 1.2 0.8
Fall >3 m 17.0 14.2
Fall <3 m 18.0 43.5
Assault 3.0 6.2
Gunshot 0.6 0.5
Stab wounds 1.7 3.7
Others 5.6 10.4
Blunt trauma 95.3 94.7
Penetrating trauma 4.7 5.3
Mean ISS (points) 20.1 14.4