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Table 1 Basic characteristics: Groups according to the AISThorax (0 + 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 + 6)

From: Severity-dependent differences in early management of thoracic trauma in severely injured patients - Analysis based on the TraumaRegister DGU®

  Controls AIS-2 AIS-3 AIS-4 AIS-5/6
n = 4870 n = 1973 n = 8052 n = 5433 n = 2237
Age (years) Mean ± SD 44.2 ± 19.6 41.7 ± 18.6 45.3 ± 19.2 47.4 ± 19.0 49.3 ± 19.1
ISS Mean ± SD 21.5 ± 6.4 21.4 ± 5.9 23.5 ± 6.9 28.1 ± 9.3 39.4 ± 12.5
New ISS Mean ± SD 25.5 ± 8.3 23.5 ± 7.4 26.2 ± 7.4 33.7 ± 9.7 48.4 ± 12.6
Males 3439 1414 6009 4074 1667
71% 72% 75% 76% 75%
Blunt trauma 4405 1855 7518 5028 1979
94% 97% 97% 96% 92%
Penetrating trauma 296 57 270 228 173
6% 3% 4% 4% 8%
  1. Total numbers and percentages for gender and mechanism of injury
  2. Total numbers in gender and trauma mechanism differ from the initial group