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Table 3 Mechanism of Injury according to BAL

From: Alcohol and trauma: the influence of blood alcohol levels on the severity of injuries and outcome of trauma patients - a retrospective analysis of 6268 patients of the TraumaRegister DGU®

   BAL negative BAL positive p-value
Car n (%) 1256 (23%) 122 (17%) >  0.05
Motorbike n (%) 769 (14%) 53 (6%) >  0.05
Bicycle n (%) 519 (9%) 70 (8%) >  0.05
Pedestrian n (%) 366 (7%) 76 (9%) >  0.05
Fall from > 3 m n (%) 913 (17%) 126 (15%) >  0.05
Fall from < 3 m n (%) 963 (18%) 262 (30%) < 0.001
Blunt trauma n (%) 5050 (97%) 781 (93%) < 0.001
Penetrating trauma n (%) 107 (2%) 44 (5%) >  0.05
  1. BAL, Blood Alcohol Levels