Table 1

Comparison of demographic, injury characteristics, and outcomes between NTDB and TV patients

NTDBTVP value
Demographic and injury characteristics
 Number of patients4812290
 Average age4134<0.0001
 Female patients30%40%<0.0001
 Average ISS12140.013
 To operating room from ED25%71%<0.0001
Outcomes
 Mortality7%22%<0.0001
 Discharged to long-term inpatient care22%6%<0.0001
 LOS <1 week69%66%=0.428
 LOS <1 week (ISS ≥25 subset)20%50%<0.0001
  • ED, emergency department; ISS, injury severity score; LOS, length of stay; NTDB, National Trauma Databank.