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Table 3 Admission rapid thrombelastography (rTEG) MA-value evaluated by linear regression in 257 adult trauma patients

From: Pre-hospital transfusion of plasma in hemorrhaging trauma patients independently improves hemostatic competence and acidosis

Variable Units Univariate Adjusted
   β (95% CI) P value β (95% CI) P value
LF Yes −0.52 (−3.25, 2.21) 0.709 1.02 (−1.41, 3.46) 0.408
pH mEq/l 30.00 (21.53, 38.47) <0.001 23.55 (15.26, 31.8) <0.001
Hemoglobin g/dl 0.80 (0.19, 1.42) 0.011 −0.12 (−0.68, 0.43) 0.666
Platelet counts 103/μL 0.07 (0.05, 0.08) <0.001 0.06 (0.04, 0.08) <0.001
SBP mmHg 0.07 (0.04, 0.11) <0.001 0.04 (0.00, 0.07) 0.047
PH-RBC units −1.89 (−3.86, 0.09) 0.061 −1.82 (−4.82, 1.18) 0.232
PH-Plasma units −0.85 (−2.68, 0.99) 0.364 2.88 (0.10, 5.66) 0.042
  1. Regression coefficients (β) with 95% confidence intervals (95% CI) and p-values are displayed. P-values <0.05 are shown in bold. Predicted change in rTEG MA (mm) associated with: LF (yes) and one unit higher pH, Hemoglobin, Platelet count, SBH, PH-RBC and PH-Plasma