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Table 1 Study population characteristics (n = 1151 patients)

From: Correlation between field triage criteria and the injury severity score of trauma patients in a French inclusive regional trauma system

Characteristic Value
Sex: Male, n (%) 887 (77)
Age: mean (SD) 43 (±19)
Mechanism of injury
 Blunt, n (%) 1063 (92)
 Penetrating, n (%) 88 (8)
Type of trauma
 Car crash, n (%) 263 (23)
 Motorcycle, n (%) 457 (40)
 Pedestrian, n (%) 74 (6)
 Fall, n (%) 228 (20)
 Gunshot, n (%) 48 (4)
 Stab wound, n (%) 34 (3)
 Other, n (%) 47 (4)
Pre-hospital physiological variables: median (IQR)
 Glasgow coma scale 15 (13–15)
 Heart rate, beats/min 86 (75–100)
 Systolic arterial blood pressure, mm Hg 120 (108–137)
 Peripheral oxygen saturation, % 99 (97–100)
Pre-hospital resuscitation
 Mechanical Ventilation, n (%) 197 (17)
 Catecholamine administration, n (%) 106 (9)
 Total fluid loading, mL: median (IQR) 250 (0–500)
MGAP score: median (IQR) 27 (22–28)
MGAP category, n (%)
 3–17 a 133 (12)
 18–22 b 201 (18)
 23–29 c 817 (71)
ISS: median (IQR) 13 (5–22)
ISS ≥ 15, n (%) 524 (46)
Field triage criterion categories, n (%)
 Physiological variables 420 (15)
 Kinetic elements 1328 (48)
 Physical injuries 383 (14)
 Pre-hospital resuscitation 373 (13.5)
 Special considerations 260 (9.5)
ICU admission during the hospital stay, n (%) 660 (57)
In-hospital mortality within 30 days, n (%) 91 (8)
  1. MGAP score: Mechanism, Glasgow coma scale, Age, systolic blood Pressure
  2. aHigh risk of mortality; bintermediate risk of mortality; clow risk of mortality
  3. ISS Injury Severity Score, ICU Intensive Care Unit