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Table 3 Distribution of extra-abdominal injuries in unilateral and bilateral groups

From: Are traumatic bilateral adrenal injuries associated with higher morbidity and mortality?-A prospective observational study

Injury site Unilateral adrenal injury (n = 34) Bilateral adrenal injury (n = 13) P-value (2 sample z-test)
Head 17.7 % (6/34) 61.5 % (8/13) 0.003
Facial fractures 11.8 % (4/34) 23.1 % (3/13) 0.331
Chest (Lung/ chest wall) 50 % (17/34) 92.3 % (12/13) 0.007
Extremity fractures 20.6 % (7/34) 46.2 % (6/13) 0.079
Pelvis 32.4 % (11/34) 38.5 % (5/13) 0.693
Spine 32.4 % (11/34) 38.5 % (5/13) 0.693
No extra-abdominal injury 17.5 % (6/34) 0.00 % (0/13) <0.0001
  1. Figures in parenthesis indicate numbers of patients