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Table 1 Patient characteristics of transfused and non-transfused groups

From: Red blood cell transfusion within the first 24 hours of admission is associated with increased mortality in the pediatric trauma population: a retrospective cohort study

  Total Cohort Transfused Non-Transfused p
n 1639 106 1533  
Age (yrs) 7.8 ± 5.0 7.4 ± 5.5 7.8 ± 4.9 0.331
Gender     
   Males 1021 (62%) 52 (49%) 969 63%) 0.004
   Females 618 (38%) 54 (51%) 564 (37%)  
Race     
   White 950 (58%) 52 (49%) 898 (59%) 0.056
   African-American 399 (24%) 31 (29%) 368 (24%) 0.224
   Hispanic 185 (11%) 17 (16%) 168 (11%) 0.110
   Other 105 (6%) 6 (6%) 99 (6%) 0.746
Mechanism of Injury     
   Blunt 1520 (93%) 98 (92%) 1422 (93%) 0.906
   Penetrating 118 (7%) 7 (7%) 111 (7%)  
   Burn 1 (0%) 1 (1%) 0 (0%)