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Table 5 Comparison of cause of death between study groups

From: Duration of red blood cell storage is associated with increased incidence of deep vein thrombosis and in hospital mortality in patients with traumatic injuries

Cause of death Decreased RBC age group (n = 101) Increased RBC age group (n = 101) Pvalue
Hemorrhage 1/101 (1%) 1/101 (1%) 1.0
CNS 6/101 (6%) 10/101 (10%) 0.21
Multi-organ failure 7/101 (7%) 16/101 (16%) 0.037
  1. CNS: central nervous system; RBC: red blood cell.