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Table 1 Clinical characteristics of 224 patients with severe traumatic brain injury.

From: Impact of non-neurological complications in severe traumatic brain injury outcome

   No. (%)
   224
Age (median, interquartile range) 35.6 (23-55)
Gender Male 189 (84)
  Female 35 (16)
Mechanism of injury Traffic accident 148 (66)
  Falls 58 (26)
  Assault 6 (3)
  Others 12 (5)
Multiple trauma 127 (57)
GCS 3 30 (13)
  4 35 (16)
  5 30 (13)
  6 40 (18)
  7 35 (16)
  8 54 (24)
  Low GCS (GCS 3, 4, 5) 95 (42)
  High GCS (GCS 6, 7, 8) 129 (58)
TCDB CT scan classification I 14 (6)
  II 120 (54)
  III 26 (12)
  IV 21 (9)
  EM 38 (17)
  NEM 5 (2)
  I, II, EM 172 (77)
  III, IV, NEM 52 (23)
Detected hypotension at admission 38 (17)
Detected hypoxia at admission 64 (29)
Detected intracranial hypertension 83 (37)
Pupil abnormalities 76 (34)
Dead At ICU discharge 67 (31)
  At hospital discharge 74 (33)
  At 6 and 12 months 79 (35)
Days in ICU (median, interquartile range) 15 (7-26)
Days in hospital (median, interquartile range) 26 (11-49)
  1. EM: evacuable mass, GCS: Glasgow Coma Scale, ICU: Intensive Care Unit, NEM: non-evacuable mass, TCDB CT: Traumatic Coma Data Bank Computed tomography.
  2. TCDB CT was grouped in two groups: one best TCDB CT scan classification type I, II and evacuable mass (EM) and the other worst TCDB CT scan type III, IV and non-evacuable mass (NEM).