Table 3

Patient demographics and clinical markers by specialty

CharacteristicsTotalSpecialtyP value
SurgeonResidentPediatrics
Total patients (n)64 (100.0)32 (50.0)22 (34.4)10 (15.6)
Age (years)7.3±4.17.8±3.97.8±3.94.1±40.0271
Male gender41 (64.1)21 (65.6)17 (77.3)3 (30.0)0.0362
GCS* (<15)8 (13.1)6 (19.4)2 (9.1)00.3712
CT scan31 (48.4)15 (46.9)12 (54.5)4 (40.0)0.8382
Definitive airway2 (3.1)1 (3.1)01 (10.0)0.4052
Shock7 (10.9)4 (12.5)1 (4.6)2 (20.0)0.3082
Immediate surgery2 (3.1)0 (0.0)02 (20.0)0.1432
Hospital admission14 (23.0)7 (24.1)2 (9.1)5 (50.0)0.0402
PICU admission3 (4.9)003 (30.0)0.0032
Death0000
Severe patients38 (59.4)20 (62.5)12 (54.5)6 (60.0)0.8872
  • Statistical tests: 1—analysis of variance, 2—Fisher’s exact test. Used when appropriate.

  • Descriptive results represented by absolute numbers and average in parentheses. Except for age represented by mean, and SD.

  • *Important note: results of patients that have GCS calculated.

  • GCS, Glasgow Coma Score; PICU, pediatric intensive care unit.