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Table 1 Demographic and admission characteristics in both types of trauma

From: When a vehicle becomes a weapon: intentional vehicular assaults in Israel

  Vehicular assaults (n = 26) Pedestrian trauma (n = 81) P value
Age, meana 24.7 ± 13.3 48.3 ± 21.3 <0.001
Sex (males) 21 (81) 42 (52) 0.009
ICU admission 18 (69) 31 (38) 0.006
ICU LOS, mean (days)a 4.3 ± 6.8 7.8 ± 9 NS
LOS, mean (days)a 11.9 ± 13.5 11.5 ± 12.7 NS
Required surgery 17 (65.4) 38 (46.9) 0.1
Number of surgical procedures per patient, meana 1.7 ± 0.7 1.2 ± 0.5 0.007
Received blood in first 24 h 13 (50) 15 (19) 0.0015
  1. The Student’s t-test and chi-squared test were used for statistical analysis as appropriate
  2. Abbreviations: LOS length of stay, ICU intensive care unit
  3. aData shown as number (and percentage) and mean ± standard deviation