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Table 1 Epidemiological comparison between DTR SW trauma populations of 2013-2014 and 2015-2016

From: The definition of major trauma using different revisions of the abbreviated injury scale

   2013–2014
AIS98 used
(n = 18,394)
2015–2016
AIS08 used
(n = 19,383)
p
Gender (male) 9123 (49.6%) 9630 (49.7%) 0.869
Age (years) 60.9 (33.6–88.8) 61.2 (33.1–89.2) 0.238
LOS (days) 3 (1–6) 3 (1–6) 0.086
LOS ICU (days) 2 (1–4) 2 (1–4) 0.054
LOS MV (days) 3 (1–8) 3 (1–8) 0.708
Causea Violence 299 (3.2%) 631 (3.3%) 0.752
Traffic 1896 (20.2%) 3831 (19.9%) 0.388
Work 378 (4.0%) 783 (4.1%) 0.959
Home/Leisure 6122 (65.2%) 12,700 (65.6) 0.612
Sport 567 (6.0%) 1103 (5.7%) 0.0234
self-harm 89 (0.9%) 233 (1.2%) 0.055
other 15 (0.2%) 16 (0.1%) 0.061
  1. LOS Length Of Stay, ICU combination of admission to an ICU (Intensive Care Unit), High Care Unit (HCU); or Medium Care Unit (MCU), MV Mechanical Ventilation
  2. aCause was registered from 2014 onwards (9351 of 18,394 patients in 2013–2014). Statistical comparison is between 2014 (n = 21, cause unknown) and 2015–2016 (n = 86, cause unknown)