Table 2

Odds ratios (95% confidence intervals) for mortality according to haemorrhage size

Unadjusted

Adjusted model 1 †

Adjusted model 2‡


No EDH

1

1

1

EDH haemorrhage

NFS

1.77 (1.60 to 1.96)

1.28 (0.84 - 1.93)

1.27 (0.89 - 1.83)

Small

0.57 (0.43 to 0.74)

0.67 (0.47 - 0.95)

0.61 (0.45 - 0.83)

Large

1.61 (1.29 to 2.01)

1.85 (1.36 - 2.51)

2.11 (1.62 - 2.75)


No SDH

1

1

1

SDH haemorrhage

NFS

1.75 (1.57 to 1.96)

0.98 (0.71 - 1.35)

1.05 (0.80 - 1.40)

Small

1.31 (1.13 to 1.53)

0.99 (0.81 - 1.22)

1.21 (1.02 - 1.44)

Large

6.30 (5.50 to 7.21)

3.36 (2.76 - 4.08)

7.09 (6.01 - 8.37)


No IPH

1

1

1

IPH haemorrhage

NFS

1.79 (1.61 to 1.98)

1.13 (0.75 - 1.69)

1.40 (0.98 - 1.99)

Small

0.88 (0.65 to 1.19)

0.89 (0.61 - 1.30)

0.83 (0.60 - 1.15)

Large

4.19 (3.46 to 5.06)

3.10 (2.38 - 4.04)

3.45 (2.74 - 4.33)


Variables included in the model: † Age, GCS, NSU, EDH, SDH, IPH, Brain contusion, Swelling, Petechial, SAH, Other brain injuries, Extracranial injuries.

‡ Age, NSU, EDH, SDH, IPH, Brain contusion, Petechial, Penetrating, SAH, Other brain injuries, Extracranial injuries.

Perel et al. BMC Emergency Medicine 2009 9:15   doi:10.1186/1471-227X-9-15

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