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Table 1 Demographic and pre-hospital characteristics of trauma patients in the ETO and NON-ETO group

From: Pre-hospital emergent intubation in trauma patients: the influence of etomidate on mortality, morbidity and healthcare resource utilization

  ETO NON-ETO p value
n (total) 762 935  
Male (n,%) 551/762 (72.3) 711/935 (76.0) 0.083
Traffic accident (n,%) 513/709 (72.4) 647/874 (74.0) 0.46
Blunt trauma (n, %) 663/712 (93.1) 837/876 (95.5) 0.037
SBP scene ≤90 mmHg (n,%) 136/689 (19.7) 178/834 (21.3) 0.45
SBP scene (mmHg: mean ± SD;median;n) 118 ± 34;120 (689) 119 ± 35;120 (834) 0.29
HR scene (1/min: mean ± SD;median;n) 98 ± 24; 99 (458) 99 ± 24; 100 (571) 0.19
GCS (points: mean ± SD;median;n) 10 ± 5; 11 (701) 10 ± 5; 12 (839) 0.97
Age (years: mean ± SD;median;n) 46 ± 20;47 (762) 43 ± 21; 43 (935) < 0.001
  1. As values were partially missing, the respective population is documented in brackets for continuous variables and in the denominator for categorical variables. SBP = systolic blood pressure; HR = heart rate; GCS = Glasgow Coma Scale
  2. The entries in boldface give the number of patients in the column