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Table 1 Demographics, crew attendance, timings and triage

From: Identifying pre-hospital factors associated with outcome for major trauma patients in a regional trauma network: an exploratory study

Age in years Years [SD] (95% CI)
 Mean 38.5 [21.5] (37–40)
 Missing 86
Adult/Child <17 n (%)
 Adult 853 (82.6)
 Child <17 133 (12.9)
 Missing 43 (4.2)
Sex n (%)
 Male 708 (68.5)
 Female 298 (28.8)
 Missing 23 (2.2)
Pre-hospital Traumatic Cardiac Arrest (TCA)
– Active Resuscitation
n (%)
30
 Died on scene 7 (23)
 Transported to hospital 23 (77)
 Alive at discharge 3 (10)
 Died in hospital 18 (60)
 Missing 2 (7)
In hospital deaths from pre-hospital major trauma (Not pre-hospital TCA) n (%)
43 (4)
Attended by n (%)
 HEMS 168 (16.3)
 Land Crews 844 (81.7)
 Missing 17 (1.6)
Crew arrival times Minutes [SD] (95% CI)
 Mean 12 [13.5] (11–13)
 HEMS 14 [11.5] (12–16)
 Land Crews 11.5 [13.5] (10.5–13)
On scene times Minutes [SD] (95% CI)
 Mean 36 [19.5] (35–37.5)
 HEMS 51.5 [21.5] (48–55.5)
 Land Crews 33.5 [18] (32.5–35)
Transport time Minutes [SD] (95% CI)
 Mean 17 [11.5] (16–17.5)
 HEMS 13 [9.5] (11–14.5)
 Land Crews 17.5 [12] (16.5–18.5)
Time to definitive care (999 call to arrival at receiving facility) Minutes [SD] (95% CI)
 Mean 65 [27] (63–66.5)
 HEMS 78 [23] (73.5–81.5)
 Land Crews 62.5 [27] (60.5–64.5)
Triage n (%)
 Correct triage 744 (72.0)
 Under triage 36 (3.5)
 Over triage 248 (24)
 Missing 5 (0.5)