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Table 1 Overall clinical characteristics of patients with major trauma

From: LBP rs2232618 polymorphism contributes to risk of sepsis after trauma

Variables Southwest (n = 1296) Southeast (n = 445)
Age, years 42.5 ± 12.9 41.4 ± 12.3
Male/female, % 81.2/18.8 77.8/22.2
AIS max abdomen 2.6 ± 0.9 2.5 ± 0.6
AIS max extremities/pelvis 2.7 ± 0.8 2.8 ± 0.5
AIS max face 1.5 ± 0.7 1.7 ± 0.3
AIS max head/neck 2.9 ± 1.3 2.5 ± 1.1
AIS max thorax 3.1 ± 0.6 3.4 ± 0.2
ISS 21.2 ± 9.4 21.7 ± 9.3
MOD scores 7.17 ± 1.02 6.41 ± 0.85
Sepsis, n (%) 432 (33.3%) 167 (37.5%)
Source of infection, n (%)
 Respiratory tract infection, n (%) 70 (27.6) 72 (43.1)
 Primary bloodstream infection, n (%) 43 (16.5) 33 (19.8)
 Urinary tract infection, n (%) 24 (9.2) 20 (12.0)
 Catheter associated infection, n (%) 55 (21.1) 15 (9.0)
 Wound infection, n (%) 44 (16.9) 17 (10.1)
 Others, n (%) 18 (6.8) 9 (6.0)
Pathogens, n (%) (positive blood cultures)
 Gram-negative, n (%) 179 (41.4) 65 (38.9)
 Gram-positive, n (%) 128 (29.6) 16 (9.6)
 Fungi, n (%) 4 (0.9) 0 (0)
 Mixed gram-negative and gram-positive, n (%) 5 (1.2) 0 (0)
 Negative blood cultures, n (%) 116 (26.9) 86 (51.5)