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Table 3 Numbers of different thoracic injuries: 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®

  AIS-2 AIS-3 AIS-4 AIS-5/6
n = 1973 n = 8052 n = 5433 n = 2237
Single 1637 4229 2014 518
83% 53% 37% 23%
Multiple 336 3823 3419 1719
17% 48% 63% 77%
Mean number of thoracic diagnoses 1.20 ± 0.47 1.66 ± 0.81 1.99 ± 0.98 2.43 ± 1.18
  1. Total number of patients with one (single) or more (multiple) thoracic injuries and percentage within the group given as well as mean number of diagnoses ± SD per group