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Table 4 Severity of injury and outcome by mechanism of injury

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

  Mechanism of Injury  
  Falls: < 3 meters
N (%)
Falls: > 3 meters
N (%)
Other
N (%)
p-value
Day 1 GCS     
   3 – 5 93 (47.5) 108 (44.4) 850 (51.3) 0.10
   6 – 8 103 (52.5) 135 (55.6) 808 (48.7)  
Day 1 Hypotension 22 (11.0) 44 (17.4) 251 (14.8) 0.13
Day 1 Abnormal Pupil Status 37 (18.5) 47 (19.0) 356 (21.1) 0.56
Abnormal CT Scan 163 (89.6) 207 (88.5) 1301 (79.7) <0.0001
Mortality 62 (30.7) 59 (24.8) 299 (17.5) <0.0001
Outcome GCS     
   3 – 8 47 (34.8) 64 (35.2) 446 (32.5) 0.67
   9 – 15 88 (65.2) 118 (64.8) 927 (67.5)