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Table 2 Characteristics of patients who screened positive versus negative for alcohol

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

Characteristic   Alcohol Positive Alcohol Negative p-value
Sex Male:Female Ratio 4345:825 6147:2235 <0.001a
Injury Mechanism Blunt:Penetrating Ratio 4594:517 7908:370 <0.001a
Associated Death at Scene No Death:Death Ratio 4493:191 7219:445 <0.001a
Admission Status Not Direct:Direct Ratio 5089:78 8232:148 0.270a
Age Yearsd 33.0 (22.0) 40.0 (31.0) <0.001b
Total LOS Daysd 7.0 (12.0) 8.0 (13.0) <0.001c
Total ICU LOS Daysd 3.74 (9.8) 3.35 (11.3) <0.001c
ISS Scored 22.0 (13.0) 22.0 (13.0) 0.056c
BAC mmol/Ld 38.0 (31.0) 0.0 (0.0) <0.001b
  1. aby chi-squared analysis
  2. bby Student’s t-test
  3. cby Mann–Whitney U test
  4. dvalues reported as median (IQR)