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Table 1 Characteristics of patients screened and not screened for alcohol

From: A Ten year review of alcohol use and major trauma in a Canadian province: still a major problem

Characteristic   Screened Not
Screened
p-value
Sex Male:Female Ratio 10492:3060 6223:2682 <0.001a
Injury Mechanism Blunt:Penetrating Ratio 12502:887 8384:318 <0.001a
Associated Death at Scene No Death:Death Ratio 11712:636 7563:229 <0.001a
Admission Status Not Direct:Direct Ratio 13231:226 8268:629 <0.001a
Age Yearsd 37.0 (27) 49.0 (46) <0.001b
Total LOS Daysd 8.0 (12.0) 6.0 (10.0) <0.001c
Total ICU LOS Daysd 8.0 (12.0) 6.0 (10.0) <0.001c
ISS Scored 22.0 (13.0) 18.0 (9.0) <0.001c
  1. aby chi-squared analysis
  2. bby Student’s t-test
  3. cby Mann–Whitney U test
  4. dvalues reported as median (IQR)