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Table 3 Univariate analysis of relative risk for intracranial lesion after mTBI among patients aged of 65 years old and over presenting to the ED

From: Cutaneous impact location: a new tool to predict intracranial lesion among the elderly with mild traumatic brain injury?

  Relative risk 95% CI p-value
Sex
 Male 1.00   
 Female 2.76 0.98–7.84 0.043
Getting up with assistance
 Getting up alone 1.00   
 Getting up with assistance 2.66 1.09–6.47 0.023
Cutaneous impact location
 Frontal 1.00   
 Temporoparietal or Occipital 2.54 1.19–5.42 0.012
 Facial or no cutaneous impact 0.12 0.01–0.93 0.014
Headaches
 No headaches 1.00   
 Headaches 5.49 2.70–11.17 < 0.001
Vomiting
 No vomiting 1.00   
 Vomiting 4.19 1.48–11.91 0.008
Focal neurological sign
 No focal neurological sign 1.00   
 Focal neurological sign 15.74 10.59–23.38 < 0.001
Glasgow
 15 1.00   
 14 3.34 1.51–7.39 0.002