Table 2

Variables according to survival and mortality

Survival (N=113)Mortality (N=141)p Value
Age, years, median (range)46 (18–80)55 (19–92)<0.001*
Sex, n (%)
 Women31 (27.4)44 (31.2)0.513
 Men82 (72.6)97 (68.8)
Mechanism
 Traffic accident, n (%)83 (73.5)118 (70.2)0.569
 Fall, n (%)16 (14.2)28 (19.9)0.233
 Other, n (%)14 (9.2)14 (12.0)0.534
Hypotension, n (%)2 (1.8)35 (24.8)0.001*
Hypertension, n (%)33 (29.2)58 (41.1)0.028*
Hypothermia, n (%)28 (24.8)34 (24.1)0.902
Hyperthermia, n (%)14 (12.4)17 (12.1)0.049*
Acidosis, n (%)13 (11.5)25 (17.7)0.167
Hyperglycaemia, n (%)25 (22.1)58 (41.1)0.001*
GCS score, mean (SD)6.4 (1.41)4.5 (1.63)<0.001*
Surgical treatment, n (%)71 (62.8)28 (19.9)<0.001*
Transfer, n (%)81 (71.7)86 (61.0)0.074
  • * Significantly different (p<0.05).

  • Episode present during stay in emergency department.

  • GCS, Glasgow Coma Scale.