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Table 2 Demographic and clinical data comparing survivor and non-survivor for SCI AIS 6

From: Survival among patients with severe high cervical spine injuries – a TraumaRegister DGU® database study

  SCI 6 overall SCI 6 non-survivor SCI 6 survivor p-value
Patient (n) 612 391 (63.9%) 221 (36.1%)  
Age (years) 57.8 (± 21.8) 58.9 (± 22.9) 56.0 (± 19.5) 0.020
Male (%) 441 (72%) 269 (69%) 172 (78%) 0.015
Pre-hospital GCS 4.5 (± 3.6) 3.5 (± 2.1) 6.8 (± 5.0) < 0.001
Pre-hospital Cardio-pulmonary Resuscitation 327 (65%) 267 (78%) 60 (38%) < 0.001
Pre-hospital heart rate in bpm 58 (± 47) 52 (± 51) 71 (± 36) < 0.001
Pre-hospital systolic blood pressure mmHG 74 (± 61) 63 (± 61) 99 (± 53) < 0.001
Heart rate on admission in bpm 83 (± 32) 84 (± 36) 80 (± 22) < 0.001
systolic blood pressure on admission mmHG 102 (± 41) 96 (± 46) 114 (± 27) < 0.001
Days of ventilation 10,9 (± 18.0) median 7 5.0 (± 7.8) median 4 21,2 (± 24,8) median 19 < 0.001
Days of ICU stay 12.4 (± 18.7) median 8 5.4 (± 8.4) median 4 24.7 (± 24.6) median 20 < 0.001
Days of hospital stay 20.2 (± 38.2) median 8 6.7 (± 11.4) median 3 44.0 (± 54.1) median 25 < 0.001