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Table 1 Epidemiology of patients admitted at Traumacenter in 2020 and compared to previous years

From: Impact of the SARS-COV-2 outbreak on epidemiology and management of major traumain France: a registry-based study (the COVITRAUMA study)

  Period
Pre-lockdown
(February 3rd – March 16th)
Lockdown
(March 17th – May 10th)
Post-lockdown
(May 11th – June 15th)
Variable Previous years 2020 Previous years 2020 Previous years 2020
Number of admitted patients 404 501 628 361 434 436
Age (Years) 41.5 (19.1) 42.7 (20.1) 41.5 (19.0) 43.2 (19.9) 39.6 (18.7) 39.6 (18.9)
Gender Female) 92 (22.8) 101 (20.2) 136 (21.7) 65 (18) 92 (21.2)* 65 (14.9)*
Penetrating trauma 58 (14.4) 63 (12.6) 68 (10.8) 53 (14.7) 50 (11.5) 52 (11.9)
Mechanism of injury distribution
 Road traffic accident 202 (50) 237 (47.3) 348 (55.4)* 133 (36.8)* 245 (56.5) 231 (53)
 Fall from height 92 (22.7) 108 (21.5) 126 (20.1)* 128 (35.5)* 84 (19.4) 97 (22.2)
 Aggression 74 (18.3) 84 (16.8) 90 (14.3)* 63 (17.4)* 65 (15) 69 (15.8)
 Fall from standing 19 (4.7) 23 (4.6) 30 (4.8)* 23 (6.4)* 14 (3.2) 16 (3.7)
 Other 15 (3.7) 16 (3.2) 25 (4)* 11 (3)* 18 (4.1) 19 (4.4)
ISS 15.6 (12.6) 15.0 (12.5) 15.8 (13.4) 16.4 (12.6) 15.0 (11.9) 16.2 (12.3)
SAPS 2 27.1 (19.4) 26.6 (19.3) 27.8 (20.0) 27.9 (19.1) 26.3 (19.2) 27.1 (18.8)
Hemorrhagic shock 24 (5.9) 25 (5) 46 (7.3) 20 (5.5) 27 (6.2) 22 (5)
Traumatic brain injury 109 (27) 107 (21.4) 152 (24.2) 87 (24.1) 105 (24.2) 108 (24.8)
  1. * Difference between 2020 and Previous years significant with p value a ≤ 0.01
  2. Data are N (%), mean (Standard Deviation);
  3. ISS Injury Severity Score, SAPS 2 Simplified Acute Physiology Score