Table 1

Characteristics data of Thai military personnel injured in MCI

Parameter

ISS category

Overall (N = 153)

P value§


ISS < 16 (n = 135)

ISS ≥ 16 (n = 18)


Age group (years)

0.04

Below 25

88

8

96

25-34

21

6

27

35-44

7

3

10

45 and older

19

1

20


Mechanism of injury

0.69

Personal assault

5

0

5

Gunshot

9

1

10

Blast

121

17

138


Prehospital time (minutes)*

0.29

≤ 30

19

1

20

31-60

19

5

24

61-720

59

6

65

> 720

25

5

30


* Missed prehospital time of 14 from 153 cases due to unreliable accuracy of time record, the remaining accurate prehospital time was 139 cases

§ Considered to be statistically significant when P value < 0.05

Boonthep et al. BMC Emergency Medicine 2012 12:1   doi:10.1186/1471-227X-12-1

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