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Table 5 Physiological and injury considerations for potential for self-extrication by age

From: Do entrapment, injuries, outcomes and potential for self-extrication vary with age? A pre-specified analysis of the UK trauma registry (TARN)

Parameter Total Age group Significance (p)
16–59 60–69 70–79 80+
Systolic BP < 90 418 (5.4%) 301 (5.3%) 48 (6.0%) 39 (5.2%) 30 (5.5%) 0.908
GCS 12 or less 1183 (15.3%) 1006 (17.8%) 68 (8.4%) 57 (7.5%) 52 (9.5%) < 0.0001
Spine AIS3+ 844 (10.9%) 577 (10.2%) 96 (11.9%) 109 (14.4%) 62 (11.3%) < 0.0001
Pelvic AIS 3+ 895 (11.5%) 686 (12.2%) 82 (10.2%) 60 (7.9%) 67 (12.2%) < 0.0001
Limb AIS 3+ 2522 (32.5%) 2028 (35.9%) 232 (28.7%) 164 (21.7%) 98 (17.9%) < 0.0001
None of the above 3208 (41.4%) 2264 (40.1%) 343 (42.5%) 357 (47.2%) 244 (44.4%) 0.079