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Table 3 Logistic regression models of major trauma patients ISS ≥ 13 or in-hospital fatalities (N = 2542)

From: Does injury pattern among major road trauma patients influence prehospital transport decisions regardless of the distance to the nearest trauma centre? – a retrospective study

  TC Univariate Multivariable
  n (%) OR 95% CI р OR 95% CI р
Injury pattern
 Head isolateda 56 (43.1) 1.88 1.19, 2.98 < 0.01 1.51 0.75, 3.03 0.248
 Head 3+ & other 4+ 67 (57.3) 3.33 2.08, 5.37 < 0.001 4.18 2.03, 8.73 < 0.001
 Head 3+ thorax 3+ & other 85 (48.6) 2.35 1.54, 3.59 < 0.001 1.63 0.88, 3.04 0.125
 Head 3+ face 2, 3 & other 84 (40.4) 1.68 1.12, 2.54 < 0.05 0.82 0.45, 1.48 0.510
 Head 3+ & other 108 (38.2) 1.53 1.05, 2.26 < 0.05 0.92 0.53, 1.60 0.760
 Spine 3+ & other 85 (33.9) 1.27 0.86, 1.90 0.236 1.19 0.67, 2.11 0.555
 Other 4+ 138 (38.0) 1.52 1.06, 2.21 < 0.05 1.04 0.62, 1.77 0.871
 Abdomen 2, 3 & otherb 60 (28.7) 1.00    1.00   
 Thorax 3 & other 170 (35.1) 1.34 0.95, 1.92 0.1 0.73 0.44, 1.21 0.219
 Othera 113 (35.1) 1.34 0.92, 1.96 0.126 1.43 0.82, 2.51 0.209
Distance to nearest TC   0.95 0.95, 0.96 < 0.001 0.95 0.95, 0.96 < 0.001
Age   1.00 0.99, 1.00 0.346 1.00 0.99, 1.00 0.197
Sex
 Femaleb 250 (33.3) 1.00      
 Male 716 (40.0) 1.33 1.12, 1.60 < 0.01 1.18 0.91, 1.54 0.216
  1. aInclude fatalities ISS ≥ 4 with MAIS 2 or 3
  2. bReference variable