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Table 6 LOS and ISS in asymptomatic body region with negative CT vs no CT

From: Cross-sectional imaging of the torso reveals occult injuries in asymptomatic blunt trauma patients

 Negative CTNo CTSignificance
Chest
n (%)702 (45)742 (47) 
 LOS3.45 ± 4.284.61 ± 4.14p < 0.001
 ISS7.35 ± 5.606.70 ± 4.73p = 0.017
A/P
n (%)893 (47)836 (44) 
 LOS3.36 ± 4.074.38 ± 3.96p < 0.001
 ISS8.30 ± 6.577.01 ± 4.74p < 0.001
C/A/P
n (%)442 (32)783 (57) 
 LOS3.29 ± 4.564.53 ± 4.11p < 0.001
 ISS7.83 ± 6.076.77 ± 4.61p < 0.001
  1. A/P Abdomen/pelvis, C/A/P Chest/abdomen/pelvis, CT Computed tomography, ISS Injury Severity Score, LOS Length of Stay
  2. Values are means ± standard deviations