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Table 2 Patient characteristics by gender among those aged 16-44-years old

From: Is there an association between female gender and outcome in severe trauma? A multi-center analysis in the Netherlands

  Total (n=2861) Males (n=2209) Females (n=652) P-value
Age (years) mean ± SD 29.0 ± 8.4 29.1 ± 8.4 28.6 ± 8.6 0.180
ISS median (range) 25.0 (16-75) 25.0 (16-75) 25.0 (16-75) 0.072
ISS categorical (%)
 16-24 1348 (47.1) 1024 (46.4) 324 (49.7) 0.134
 25-50 1428 (49.9) 1118 (50.6) 310 (47.5) 0.169
 51-75 85 (3.0) 67 (3.0) 18 (2.8) 0.719
Blunt mechanism of injury (%) 2580 (90.2) 1971 (89.2) 609 (93.4) 0.002
AIS cranial ≥ 3 (%) 1704 (59.6) 1313 (59.4) 391 (60.0) 0.808
AIS thorax ≥ 3 (%) 1455 (50.9) 1140 (51.6) 315 (48.3) 0.139
AIS abdomen ≥ 3 (%) 474 (16.6) 358 (16.2) 116 (17.8) 0.339
SBP ≤ 89 mmHg at admission (%) 201 (7.0) 165 (7.5) 36 (5.5) 0.217
GCS at admission median (range) 13.0 (3-15) 13.0 (3-15) 14.0 (3-15) 0.110
P-HEMS assistance (%) 1218 (42.6) 963 (43.6) 255 (39.1) 0.110
Prehospital intubation (%) 895 (31.3) 709 (32.1) 186 (28.5) 0.225
Intubation at ED (%) 1285 (44.9) 1012 (45.8) 273 (41.9) 0.184
  1. AIS, Abbreviated Injury Scale; ED, Emergency Department; GCS, Glasgow Coma Scale; ISS, Injury Severity Score; P-HEMS, Physician staffed Helicopter Emergency Medical Service; SBP, Systolic Blood Pressure; SD, Standard Deviation