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Table 1 Demographic features of liver injury and non-liver injury patients

From: Role of liver enzymes in patients with blunt abdominal trauma to diagnose liver injury

  Liver injury (n = 38) Non-liver injury (n = 58) p value
Age, median (range) years 27.0 (3–76) 31.50 (6–83) 0.848
Gender, n (%)    0.236
 Male 30 (78.9) 51 (87.9)
 Female 8 (21.1) 7 (12.1)
Mechanism, n (%)    0.654
 Motor vehicle accident 27 (71.1) 42 (72.4)
 Fall from height 7 (18.4) 12 (20.7)
 Physical assault 4 (10.5) 3 (5.2)
 Crush injury 0 1 (1.7)
CT scan, n (%)    0.102
 Performed 37 (97.4) 51 (87.9)
 Not performed 1 (2.6) 7 (12.1)
ICU admission, n (%)    0.338
 Admitted 35 (92.1) 56 (96.6)
 Not admitted 3 (7.9) 2 (3.4)
Re-admission in ICU, n (%)    0.854
 Yes 3 (7.9) 4 (6.9)
 No 35 (92.1) 54 (93.1)
Surgical intervention (all surgery), n (%)    0.494
 Performed 15 (39.5) 27 (46.6)
 Not performed 23 (60.5) 31 (53.4)
ICU stay, median, (range) days 3 (0–22) 3 (0–26) 0.721
Total hospital, median (range) days 9 (2–42) 9 (1–60) 0.997
Mortality, n (%)    0.536
 Yes 2 (5.3) 5 (8.6)
 No 36 (94.7) 53 (91.4)