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Table 3 Association between each field triage criterion and risk of an ISS > 15, mortality, or admission to intensive care, respectively, in multivariate analysis

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

Field triage criteria Evaluation criterion, OR (95% CI)
ISS > 15 30-day mortality Admission to ICU
GCS score < 13 4.2 (2.7–6.6) 7.6 (3.6–16.2) 3.4 (2.1–5.5)   
SBP < 90 mmHg 2.3 (1.3–3.9) NS 2.3 (1.3–4.3)   
Oxygen saturation < 90% NS 5.6 (2.8–11.6) NS   
Flail chest 8 (3.2–19.9) NS 2.8 (1.3–6.1)   
Pelvis fracture NS NS 2.2 (1.3–3.9)   
Amputation 3.4 (1.1–10.4) NS NS   
Spinal cord injury 1.9 (1.2–2.9) NS 2.1 (1.3–3.3)   
Penetrating trauma NS 3.2 (1.5–7.1) NS   
Mechanical ventilation 2.2 (1.3–3.8) 4.1 (1.8–9) 5.9 (2.8–12.4)   
Total fluid loading > 1000 mL 4 (1.9–8.5) NS NS   
Catecholamine administration 2 (1.01–4.1) 2.3 (1.2–4.4) 2.8 (1.1–7.1)   
Age > 65 years 2 (1.4–2.8) 7.6 (4–14.4) 1.5 (1.02–2.1)   
Anticoagulant use or bleeding disorders NS 3.8 (1.1–10.9) NS   
  1. GCS Glasgow Coma Scale, SBP Systolic Blood Pressure, ISS Injury Severity Score, OR Odds Ratio, NS Not Significant