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Table 8 Association between site of injury and death

From: Injury patterns and causes of death in 953 patients with penetrating abdominal war wounds in a civilian independent non-governmental organization hospital in Lashkargah, Afghanistan

Site of injuryPatients woundedAliveDiedχ2P
N%N%N%
Small bowel44146.338386.95813.10.0900.764
Left colon14815.513188.51711.50.2710.602
Right colon14214.911077.53222.514.273< 0.001*
Right liver14014.711682.82417.22.7510.097
Stomach10410.98985.51514.50.2750.600
Transverse colon798.35873.42126.614.654< 0.001*
Right diaphragm565.94376.81323.25.7790.016*
Spleen555.84581.81018.21.5140.219
Rectum555.84581.81018.21.5140.219
Left diaphragm444.63988.6511.40.0850.770
Right kidney394.13076.9923.13.8460.050*
Bladder373.92875.7924.34.5790.032*
Duodenum343.62367.61132.412.0470.001*
Left kidney262.72388.5311.50.0380.845
Gallbladder202.116804200.9480.330
Left liver202.115755252.7230.099
Inferior vena cava171.884795324.982< 0.001*
Iliac vein141.51178.5321.50.9470.330
Iliac artery121.3866.6433.44.5890.035*
Pancreas1016604406.6970.010*
Left ureter90.9777.7222.30.7220.395
Retroperitoneal hematoma80.86752251.0750.300
Aorta60.6583.3116.70.0810.776
Right ureter50.54801200.2330.629
Portal vein50.524036010.0310.002*
Uterus20.221000.2940.588
Heart20.21501502.4840.115
Vagina10.111000.1470.701
Ovary10.111000.1470.701
Mesenteric artery10.111006.8190.009*