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Table 2 Mechanism of injury: subgroups according to severity of thoracic trauma

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 = 4613 n = 1904 n = 7744 n = 5225 n = 2118
TA - Car 1045 735 2906 1847 766
23% 39% 38% 35% 36%
TA - Motorcycle 841 338 1424 951 350
18% 18% 18% 18% 17%
TA - Bicycle 318 99 428 305 111
7% 5% 6% 6% 5%
TA - Pedestrian 449 141 457 319 134
10% 7% 6% 6% 6%
Fall > 3 m 1012 384 1521 973 385
22% 20% 20% 19% 18%
Fall < 3 m 404 108 535 360 109
9% 6% 7% 7% 5%
Others 544 99 473 470 263
12% 5% 6% 9% 12%
  1. Total number and percentage of each group are given
  2. TA traffic accident