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Table 2 Characteristics of the included trauma patients (n = 783)

From: Collecting core data in severely injured patients using a consensus trauma template: an international multicentre study

Demographics Values
Age, median (IQR) 41 (24 to 60)
Gender, n (%)  
   Male 572 (73.1%)
   Female 211 (26.9%)
Dominating type of injury, n (%)  
   Blunt 713 (91.1%)
   Penetrating 68 (8.7%)
   Missing data 2 (0.2%)
Mechanism of injury, n (%)  
   Traffic: motor vehicle accident (excluding motorcycle) 154 (19.7%)
   Traffic: motorcycle accident 114 (14.6%)
   Traffic: bicycle accident 48 (6.1%)
   Traffic: pedestrian 68 (8.7%)
   Traffic: other 31 (4.0%)
   Shot 36 (4.6%)
   Stabbed 31 (4.0%)
   Struck or hit by blunt object 33 (4.2%)
   Low energy fall 87 (11.1%)
   High energy fall 151 (19.3%)
   Other 22 (2.8%)
   Unknown 5 (0.6%)
   Missing data 3 (0.4%)
Injuries grouped by AIS body regions, n (%)  
   Head 1,148 (26.4%)
   Face 407 (9.4%)
   Neck 16 (0.4%)
   Thorax 713 (16.4%)
   Abdomen 252 (5.8%)
   Spine 426 (9.8%)
   Upper extremity 388 (8.9%)
   Lower extremity 532 (12.3%)
   External and other 85 (2.0%)
   Missing data 375 (8.6%)
Injuries grouped by AIS severity levels, n (%)  
   AIS 1 to 3 3,554 (81.9%)
   AIS 4 to 6 772 (17.8%)
   AIS 9 (unknown) 16 (0.3%)
NISS groups, n (%)  
   16 to 24 313 (40.0%)
   25 to 40 283 (36.1%)
   41 to 56 123 (15.7%)
   57 to 75 64 (8.2%)
Survival status, n (%)  
   Died 110 (14.0%)
   Survived 621 (79.3%)
   Unknown 43 (5.5%)
   Missing data 9 (1.1%)
  1. AIS, Abbreviated Injury Scale; IQR, Interquartile range; NISS, New Injury Severity Score