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Table 3 Baseline characteristics and clinical outcome for individuals admitted to the ICU after minor injuries (ISS ≤ 15), stratified by gender

From: Impact of gender on post- traumatic intensive care and outcomes

 FemaleMalep-value
Count (%)220 (22.4)761 (77.6) 
Age, median (IQR)44 (21–60)40 (25–58)0.591
CCI categories, count (%)0.672
 0175 (79.5)585 (76.9) 
 126 (11.8)97 (12.7) 
  > 119 (8.6)79 (10.4) 
Anticoagulation therapy7 (3.2)24 (3.2)0.983
Psychiatric comorbidity, count (%)50 (22.7)147 (19.3)0.266
Substance abuse, count (%)45 (20.5)188 (24.7)0.192
Penetrating injury, count (%)19 (8.6)126 (16.6)0.004
Injury mechanism, count (%)<  0.001
 Traffic: motor vehicle26 (11.8)124 (16.3) 
 Traffic: motorcycle5 (2.3)84 (11.0) 
 Traffic: bicycle14 (6.4)12 (1.6) 
 Traffic: pedestrian16 (7.3)12 (1.6) 
 Traffic: other2 (0.9)9 (1.2) 
 Shot1 (0.5)20 (2.6) 
 Stabbed18 (8.2)98 (12.9) 
 Hit by blunt object19 (8.6)99 (13.0) 
 Low-energy fall34 (15.5)90 (11.8) 
 High-energy fall81 (36.8)173 (22.7) 
 Other2 (0.9)12 (1.6) 
 Unknown2 (0.9)5 (0.7) 
Nocturnal admission, count (%)83 (37.7)382 (50.2)<  0.001
ISS, median (IQR)9 (5–10)9 (5–11)0.202
Pre-hospital airway, count (%)11 (5.0)35 (4.6)0.804
Severe head injury, count (%)48 (21.8)145 (19.1)0.364
GCS on arrival, median (IQR)14 (10–15)14 (10–15)0.565
GCS on arrival, categories0.828
 13–15150 (68.2)502 (66.0) 
 9–1226 (11.8)97 (12.7) 
 3–844 (20.0)162 (21.3) 
Shock on arrival, count (%)12 (5.5)20 (2.6)0.038
Ventilator days, median (IQR)0 (0–1)0 (0–1)0.496
Hosp. length of stay, days, median (IQR)5 (2–11)4 (2–11)0.429
30-day mortality, count (%)8 (3.6)21 (2.8)0.499
1-year mortality, count (%)15 (6.8)41 (5.4)0.421
  1. Continuous parameters presented as median with interquartile range (IQR) categorical parameters as n (%). ICU intensive care unit, CCI Charlson Comorbidity Index, ISS Injury Severity Score, GCS Glasgow Coma Scale