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Table 2 Regions of body which were injured 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
ISS, meana 23.2 ± 12.8 15.4 ± 13.8 0.012
Head 15 (58) 28 (35) 0.036
Face 14 (54) 23 (28) 0.0176
Chest 3 (12) 25 (31) 0.051
Abdomen 3 (11) 15 (19) NS
Lower extremities 20 (77) 44 (54) 0.04
Upper extremities 8 (31) 29 (36) NS
Spine 7 (27) 9 (11) 0.049
Skin 7 (27) 11 (14) NS
Pelvis 3 (12) 26 (32) 0.04
Vascular 3 (12) 0 (0) 0.0019
Ocular 2 (8) 4 (5) NS
  1. The Student’s t-test and chi-squared test were used for statistical analysis as appropriate
  2. Abbreviations: ISS injury severity score
  3. aData shown as number (and percentage), and mean ± standard deviation