Table 1

Patient characteristics for patients admitted at the Kunduz Trauma Centre January–September 2015

RedOrangeYellowGreenTotal
Total84343259577322517 970
Male (%)719 (85.3)3524 (81.5)7134 (74.5)2351 (72.9)13 728 (76.4)
Age category, years (%)
 <542 (5.0)392 (9.1)1133 (11.8)209 (6.5)1776 (9.9)
 5–983 (9.8)506 (11.7)1270 (13.3)163 (5.1)2022 (11.3)
 10–14103 (12.2)551 (12.7)1552 (16.2)352 (10.9)2558 (14.2)
 15–19102 (12.1)488 (11.3)1304 (13.6)632 (19.6)2526 (14.1)
 20–24117 (13.9)576 (13.3)1009 (10.5)520 (16.1)2222 (12.4)
 25–29102 (12.1)459 (10.6)725 (7.6)349 (10.8)1635 (9.1)
 30–3477 (9.1)291 (6.7)506 (5.3)233 (7.2)1107 (6.2)
 35–3971 (8.4)254 (5.9)428 (4.5)185 (5.7)938 (5.2)
 40–4437 (4.4)217 (5.0)378 (3.9)162 (5.0)794 (4.4)
 45–4930 (3.6)143 (3.3)300 (3.1)116 (3.6)589 (3.3)
 50–5423 (2.7)143 (3.3)337 (3.5)122 (3.8)625 (3.5)
 55–5917 (2.0)63 (1.5)145 (1.5)52 (1.6)277 (1.5)
 60–6421 (2.5)115 (2.7)219 (2.3)72 (2.2)427 (2.4)
 65–694 (0.5)40 (0.9)86 (0.9)15 (0.5)145 (0.8)
 70–748 (0.9)56 (1.3)100 (1.0)32 (1.0)196 (1.1)
 75–792 (0.2)11 (0.3)31 (0.3)3 (0.1)47 (0.3)
 80–840 (0.0)9 (0.2)35 (0.4)5 (0.2)49 (0.3)
 85+4 (0.5)11 (0.3)19 (0.2)3 (0.1)37 (0.2)
Mean age (SD)25.13 (15.77)23.92 (16.98)21.94 (17.24)24.90 (15.15)23.10 (16.80)
Multiple injuries (%)269 (31.9)567 (13.1)247 (2.6)39 (1.2)1122 (6.2)
Delay to arrival (%)
 ≤1 hour348 (41.3)1431 (33.1)2149 (22.4)398 (12.3)4326 (24.1)
 ≤6 hours299 (35.5)1095 (25.3)1131 (11.8)204 (6.3)2729 (15.2)
 ≤1 day161 (19.1)1332 (30.8)4258 (44.5)1430 (44.3)7181 (40.0)
 >1 day35 (4.2)467 (10.8)2039 (21.3)1193 (37.0)3734 (20.8)
Nature of injury (%)
 Burn2 (0.2)46 (1.1)81 (0.8)13 (0.4)142 (0.8)
 Contusion or superficial26 (3.1)771 (17.8)3646 (38.1)2037 (63.2)6480 (36.1)
 Dislocation0 (0.0)41 (0.9)49 (0.5)4 (0.1)94 (0.5)
 Fracture338 (40.1)1930 (44.6)3841 (40.1)439 (13.6)6548 (36.4)
 Internal organ injury191 (22.7)129 (3.0)47 (0.5)20 (0.6)387 (2.2)
 Open wound158 (18.7)648 (15.0)676 (7.1)125 (3.9)1607 (8.9)
 Others non-trauma6 (0.7)47 (1.1)137 (1.4)73 (2.3)263 (1.5)
 Others trauma related119 (14.1)691 (16.0)1002 (10.5)477 (14.8)2289 (12.7)
 Sprains and strains0 (0.0)14 (0.3)59 (0.6)29 (0.9)102 (0.6)
 Unclassified3 (0.4)8 (0.2)39 (0.4)8 (0.2)58 (0.3)
Self-referred (%)835 (99.1)4323 (100.0)9577 (100.0)3225 (100.0)17 960 (99.9)
Admission (%)708 (84.0)1856 (42.9)1029 (10.7)84 (2.6)3677 (20.5)
Intensive care unit mission (%)216 (25.6)51 (1.2)6 (0.1)0 (0.0)273 (1.5)
Died (%)90 (10.7)10 (0.2)0 (0.0)0 (0.0)100 (0.6)