Table 3

 Number and percentage of mortality in combination groups

Flail chestOther traumatic injuries
Group sizeNumber deadMortality%Group sizeNumber deadMortality%
Bilateral flail and crush chests are included.
*Other stands for extrathoracic injuries; minor or major categories of “other” diagnoses were selected on the basis of AIS severity: minor AIS⩽3, major AIS ⩾4. TBI was defined on the basis of the first row in Barell matrix.
Total2625420.6118 21124732.0
    Other minor1591911.9104 6517830.7
    Other major331133.3215840018.5
    TBI and other minor521325.011 050112310.2
    TBI and other major181161.135216747.4