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Table 2 Overall clinical characteristics of patients with major trauma

From: Identification of haplotype tag single nucleotide polymorphisms within the receptor for advanced glycation end products gene and their clinical relevance in patients with major trauma

  Chongqing (N = 496) Zhejiang (N = 232)
Age (yrs) 40.4 ± 14.2 (18 to 65) 41.0 ± 13.1 (18 to 65)
Male/female, n 395/101 190/42
Injured body regions, n (%)   
   Head, n 187 (37.7) 73 (31.5)
   Thorax, n 205 (41.3) 142 (61.2)
   Abdomen, n 136 (27.4) 74 (31.9)
   Extremities, n 252 (50.8) 165 (71.1)
Number of regions injured, n (%)   
   One, n 145 (29.2) 74(31.9)
   Two, n 133 (26.8) 59 (25.4)
   Three or above, n 80 (16.1) 37 (15.9)
ISS 22.0 ± 10.5 23.3 ± 8.7
   ≥16, <25, n (%) 301 (60.7) 131 (56.5)
   ≥25, n (%) 195 (39.3) 101 (43.5)
Organ dysfunction, n (%)   
   One, n 132 (26.6) 76 (32.8)
   Two, n 125 (25.2) 59 (25.4)
   Three or above, n 72 (14.5) 35 (15.1)
Sepsis, n (%) 202 (40.7) 88 (37.9)
Source of infection, %   
   Respiratory tract infection 41.6 39.8
   Primary bloodstream infection 21.8 23.9
   Urinary tract infection 16.3 11.4
   Catheter associated infection 10.9 9.1
   Wound infection 7.4 9.1
   Others* 2.0 6.8
Pathogens, % (positive blood cultures)   
   Gram-negative 21.0 24.6
   Gram-positive 18.0 15.9
   Fungi 2.2 2.2
   Mixed Gram negative and positive 5.8 7.3
Negative blood cultures 53.0 50.0