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Table 2 Physiologic and anatomic measures of injury severity

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

  Transfused (n = 106) Non-Transfused (n = 1533)  
  Mean ± SD n (%)1 Mean ± SD n(%)1 p
Physiologic      
   Heart Rate 131 ± 35 92 (87%) 112 ± 29 1292 (84%) < 0.001
   Respiratory Rate 10 ± 14 83 (78%) 21 ± 11 1216 (79%) < 0.001
   SBP 115 ± 31 85 (80%) 123 ± 20 1178 (77%) < 0.001
   Shock Index 1.2100 ± 0.547 84 (79%) 0.961 ± 0.878 1168 (76%) 0.010
Anatomic      
   AIS Abdomen 2.737 ± 0.921 38 (36%) 2.304 ± 0.739 217 (14%) 0.002
   AIS Chest 3.413 ± 0.777 46 (43%) 3.038 ± 0.887 209 (19%) 0.009
   AIS Extremities 2.618 ± 0.561 55 (52%) 2.498 ± 0.571 636 (41%) 0.136
   AIS Face 1.913 ± 0.596 23 (22%) 1.690 ± 0.586 203 (13%) 0.085
   AIS Head and Neck 4.231 ± 0.952 78 (73%) 3.162 ± 1.132 659 (43%) < 0.001
   AIS Skin 1.273 ± 0.550 22 (21%) 1.154 ± 0.376 377 (25%) 0.162
   ISS 26 ± 13 106 (100%) 10 ± 9 1530 (99.8%) < 0.001
   NISS 33 ± 18 106 (100%) 13 ± 13 1530 (99.8%) < 0.001
  1. AIS: abbreviated injury scale; ISS: injury severity score; NISS: new injury severity score; 1number and % reporting for the respective data point.