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Table 2 Mortality among trauma patients treated in the intensive care unit

From: Multiple organ failure after trauma affects even long-term survival and functional status

  No organ failure (n= 81) Single organ failure (n= 91) Multiple organ failure (n= 150)
Overall mortality (%) 4 (5) 13 (14) 63 (42)
Place of death    
   ICU 0 5 40
   Hospital ward 0 4 9
   After hospital discharge 4 4 14
  1. Significant differences between the multiple organ failure group and the two other groups, p < 0.001; no significant difference between the single and no organ failure groups, p = 0.059; Cox proportional hazards regression. ICU, intensive care unit.