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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 ± SD29.0 ± 8.429.1 ± 8.428.6 ± 8.60.180
ISS median (range)25.0 (16-75)25.0 (16-75)25.0 (16-75)0.072
ISS categorical (%)
 16-241348 (47.1)1024 (46.4)324 (49.7)0.134
 25-501428 (49.9)1118 (50.6)310 (47.5)0.169
 51-7585 (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