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Table 1 Patient demographics

From: Compliance to advanced trauma life support protocols in adult trauma patients in the acute setting

  All patients (n = 508) TTL (n = 274) Non-TTL (n = 234) p-value
Male 375 (73.8%) 210 (76.6%) 165 (70.5%) 0.117
Mean age (years) 39.7 (SD 17.6) 39.2 (SD 17.3) 40.3 (SD 18.0) 0.457
Mean ISS 24.5 (SD 10.7) 25.4 (SD 11.0) 23.5 (SD 10.2) 0.045
Mean ICU LOS (days) 3.7 (SD 9.0) 4.5(SD 9.8) 2.9 (SD 7.8) 0.040
Mean total LOS (days) 14.5 (SD 23.0) 16.2 (SD 28.1) 12.4 (SD 14.6) 0.050
RTS 6.15 (SD 3.1) 5.81 (SD 3.30) 6.55 (SD 2.82) 0.007
Mechanism of injury     
  Blunt 467 (91.9%) 248 (90.5%) 219 (93.6%)
  Penetrating 29 (5.7%) 21 (7.7%) 8 (3.4%)
  Burns 12 (2.4%) 5 (1.8%) 7 (3.0%)
Mortality 25 (4.9%) 15 (5.5%) 10 (4.3%) 0.682
Readmission* 19 (4.0%) 9 (3.5%) 10 (4.5%) 0.642
  1. ICU Intensive Care Unit, ISS Injury Severity Score, LOS Length of Stay, RTS Revised Trauma Score, TTL Trauma team leader.
  2. *Unplanned readmission within 60 days of discharge.