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Table 3 Categorisation of all 209 patients of the PFx group and all 761 patients of the control group by age and Injury Severity Score (ISS). All patients of the PFx group suffered severe trauma with an ISS equal to 17 or higher.

From: Patients with pelvic fractures due to falls: A paradigm that contributed to autopsy-based audit of trauma in Greece

  Age < 55 years Age ≥ 55 years
  PFx group Control group PFx group Control group
ISS-groups N % N % N % N %
1-8* 0 0 3 1.1 0 0 21 4.3
9-15 0 0 21 7.9 0 0 91 18.4
16-24 3 3 40 15 4 3.7 103 20.9
25-40 20 19.8 100 37.5 27 25 188 38.1
41-49 14 13.9 35 13.1 22 20.4 30 6.1
50-74 40 39.6 29 10.9 33 30.6 34 6.9
75 24 23.8 39 14.6 22 20.4 27 5.5
Totals 101 100 267 100 108 100 494 100
  1. *The 24 victims of the control group with ISS 1-8 suffered a major complication such as acute myocardial infarction, pulmonary embolism and multiple organ failure.