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Table 2 Survivorship according to injury-related indicators

From: Training to identify red flags in the acute care of trauma: who are the patients at risk for early death despite a relatively good prognosis? An analysis from the TraumaRegister DGU®

Relevant injury (AIS ≥ 3) Survivor Non-survivor p value Early deaths < 24 h Late deaths > 24 h p value
Head n (%) 16,189 (25.7) 541 (39.4) p< 0.001 109 (36.2) 432 (40.3) p= 0.196
Thorax n (%) 24,345 (38.6) 635 (46.3) p< 0.001 154 (51.2) 481 (44.9) p< 0.005
Abdomen n (%) 6775 (10.8) 227 (16.5) p< 0.001 75 (24.9) 152 (14.2) p< 0.001
Pelvis (AIS ≥ 4) n (%) 3315 (5.3) 115 (8.4) p< 0.001 32 (10.6) 83 (7.7) p= 0.111
Extremities n (%) 17,155 (27.2) 429 (31.3) p< 0.001 95 (31.6) 334 (31.2) p= 0.901
  1. AIS Abbreviated Injury Scale