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Table 1 Characteristics of the 120 patients who were eligible for enrollment by their consent to participate and by retention

From: Routine versus ad hoc screening for acute stress following injury: who would benefit and what are the opportunities for prevention

Variable Consenters (n = 91) Non-consenters (n = 29) p value Partial/full participation (n = 63) Lost to follow-up (n = 28) p value
Socio-demographics       
Mean (SD) age (years) 45 (19) 37 (16) 0.05 45 (18) 45 (19) 0.87
Male 63 (69) 21 (84) 0.23 45 (72) 18 (62) 0.44
Having no high school diploma 11 (12) 6 (10) 5 (18) 0.45
Unememployed at time of injury 15 (16) 9 (14) 6 (21) 0.66
Currently living alone 27 (30) 13 (21) 14 (48) 0.02
Living in rented housing 61 (67) 39 (63) 22 (76) 0.32
Health status       
Treated for anxiety or depression in the last year 17 (19) 12 (20) 5 (17) 1.00
Scored positive for ASD 22 (24) 13 (21) 9 (31) 0.43
Scored positive for SASD 34 (37) 21 (34) 13 (45) 0.44
Injury-related       
Positive blood alcohol (BAC) result 13 (16) 1 (29) 0.28 8 (15) 5 (20) 0.80
Positive toxicology result 9 (11) 9 (37) 0.01 6 (11) 3 (12) 1.00
Mean (SD) injury severity score (ISS) 22 (13) 22 (10) 0.98 23 (13) 20 (12) 0.33
Intentional injury 14 (17) 4 (17) 1.00 4 (7) 10 (37) < 0.001
  1. Values reported are counts (% of group total) unless otherwise stated.