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Table 1 Characteristics of the study population

From: Impact of falls on early mortality from severe traumatic brain injury

  Total
  (N = 2162)
Age (yrs) N (%)
   0–39 1299 (60.1)
   40–64 609 (28.2)
   ≥65 254 (11.7)
Male 1630 (75.4)
Race  
   White 1627 (75.4)
   Black 323 (15.0)
   Other 208 (9.6)
Mechanism of Injury  
   Fall: < 3 meters 202 (9.3)
   Fall: > 3 meters 248 (11.5)
   Other 1712 (79.2)
Day 1 GCS score  
   3 – 5 1051 (50.1)
   6 – 8 1046 (49.9)
Day 1 Hypotension 317 (14.5)
Day 1 Abnormal Pupil Status 440 (20.6)
Abnormal CT Scan 1671 (81.6)
Mortality 420 (19.4)
Outcome GCS  
   3 – 8 557 (33.0)
   9 – 15 1133 (67.0)