Table 3

Outcomes for patients with ISS >15 by time of presentation

 DayNight
WeekWeekendTotalp ValueWeekWeekendTotalp Value
Patients6186252487107528601013 538
Secondary transfer1239 (20.0%)544 (21.6%)1783 (20.5%)0.110‡2449 (32.5%)1904 (31.7%)4353 (32.2%)0.292‡
Length of stay§10 (5–21)10 (5–20)10 (5–21)1.00¶9 (5–20)10 (5–20)9 (5–20)<0.001¶
Glasgow Outcome Score
Good recovery3331 (53.8%)1333 (52.8%)4664 (53.5%)0.947‡4200 (55.8%)3299 (54.9%)7499 (55.4%)0.401‡
Moderate disability475 (7.7%)202 (8.0%)677 (7.8%)554 (7.4%)491 (8.2%)1045 (7.7%)
Severe disability336 (5.4%)136 (5.4%)472 (5.4%)374 (5.0%)293 (4.9%)667 (4.9%)
Persistent vegetative state7 (0.1%)2 (0.1%)9 (0.1%)4 (0.1%)4 (0.1%)8 (0.1%)
Unavailable1008427 (16.9%)1367 (15.7%)12751057 (32.0%)2258 (16.7%)
Mortality1029 (16.6%)424 (16.8%)1453 (16.7%)0.852‡1121 (14.9%)866 (14.4%)1987 (14.7%)0.431‡
  • *median (IQR).

  • ‡χ2 test (Yates’ correction for 2×2 tables).

  • ¶Bonnet-Price test.

  • ISS, Injury Severity Score.