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Table 2 Demographic and clinical characteristics

From: Feasibility and accuracy of ED frailty identification in older trauma patients: a prospective multi-centre study

n 372
Age, years, (median, IQR) 80 (73–86)
Female (n,%) 200 (53.8)
Pre-admission residential status:
Own home (n,%) 338 (90.9)
Residential facility with nursing (n,%) 16 (4.3)
Residential facility without nursing (n,%) 11 (3.0)
Warden controlled accommodation (n,%) 6 (1.6)
Unknown (n,%) 1 (0.3)
Comorbidities, (median, IQR) 2 (1–3)
Number of pre-injury medications
1–5 (n,%) 189 (50.8)
  > 5 (n,%) 139 (37.4)
Predominant mechanisms of injury:
Fall < 2 m (n,%) 211 (56.7)
Fall > 2 m (n,%) 79 (21.2)
Pedestrian vs vehicle (n,%) 36 (9.7)
Admission SBP mmHg, (median, IQR) 145 (125–166)
Admission GCS, (median, IQR) 15 (14–15)
TBI (n,%) 77 (20.6)
ISS, median (IQR) 16 (9–21)
Critical care (n,%) 40 (10.7)
Outcomes
 In-hospital mortality (n,%) 35 (9.4)
 Critical care stay, days, (mean, SD) 1.06 (5.2)
 Total MTC LOS, days, (median, IQR) 12 (5–20)
 Discharge to usual place of residence (n,%) 210 (56.5)
  1. SBP Systolic Blood Pressure, GCS Glasgow Coma Scale, TBI Traumatic Brain Injury, ISS Injury Severity Score, MTC Major Trauma Centre, LOS Length of Stay. Missing data: SBP: 4, GCS: 2, ISS: 39, LOS: 35