Table 1

Characteristics of patient demographics

Year2008200920102011201220132014201520162017
Patient number381454387277942112 68915 80316 94417 62293879374
Age (years)77 (71–83)78 (72–84)78 (72–85)79 (72–85)79 (72–85)79 (72–85)79 (72–85)79 (72–85)79 (72–86)80 (73–86)
65–741562 (41.0)1921 (35.3)2553 (35.1)3213 (34.1)4215 (33.2)5038 (31.9)5646 (33.3)5966 (33.9)3064 (32.6)2863 (30.5)
75–841506 (39.5)2175 (40.0)2876 (39.5)3707 (39.3)5016 (39.5)6296 (39.8)6671 (39.4)6714 (38.1)3623 (38.6)3481 (37.1)
84–94667
(17.5)
1223 (22.5)1658 (22.8)2242 (23.8)3083 (24.3)3999 (25.3)4166 (24.6)4489 (25.5)2399 (25.6)2717 (29.0)
95-79 (2.1)119 (2.9)190 (2.6)259 (2.7)375 (3.0)470 (3.0)461 (2.7)453 (2.6)301 (3.2)313 (3.3)
GenderMale %1798 (47.1)2907 (53.5)3820 (52.5)4938 (52.4)6745 (53.2)8532 (54.0)8865 (52.3)9179 (52.1)4908 (52.3)4869 (51.9)
Cause of trauma
Blunt3610 (94.7)5203 (95.7)6933 (95.3)9031 (95.9)12 214 (96.3)15 233 (96.4)16 344 (96.5)16 957 (96.2)9091 (96.8)9051 (96.6)
Penetrating101 (2.6)122 (2.2)165 (2.3)197 (2.1)257 (2.0)327 (2.1)295 (1.7)351 (2.0)150 (1.6)157 (1.7)
Other103 (2.7)113 (2.1)179 (2.5)193 (2.0)218 (1.7)243 (1.5)305 (1.8)314 (1.8)146 (1.6)166 (1.8)
Mechanism of trauma
MVA driver189 (5.0)252 (4.6)372 (5.1)419 (4.4)584 (4.6)717 (4.5)752 (4.4)827 (4.7)502 (5.3)459 (4.9)
MVA passenger71 (1.9)118 (2.2)129 (1.8)190 (2.0)253 (2.0)298 (1.9)314 (1.9)366 (2.1)183 (1.9)165 (1.8)
Motorcycle201 (5.3)229 (4.2)245 (3.4)337 (3.6)439 (3.5)484 (3.1)568 (3.4)548 (3.1)286 (3.0)263 (2.8)
Bicycle320 (8.4)425 (7.8)509 (7.0)614 (6.5)709 (5.6)836 (5.3)898 (5.3)913 (5.2)473 (5.0)448 (4.8)
Pedestrian407 (1.1)467 (8.6)590 (8.1)699 (7.4)900 (7.1)1040 (6.6)1143 (6.7)1201 (6.8)576 (6.1)523 (5.6)
Fall from height257 (6.7)297 (5.5)398 (5.5)480 (5.1)557 (4.4)768 (4.9)803 (4.7)846 (4.8)422 (4.5)384 (4.1)
Fall from step514
(13.5)
685
(12.6)
948
(13.0)
1364 (14.5)1800 (14.2)2135 (13.5)2415 (14.3)2597 (14.7)1439 (15.3)1431 (15.3)
GLF1424 (37.3)2360 (43.4)3387 (46.5)4514 (47.9)6422 (50.6)8132 (51.5)8589 (50.7)8780 (49.8)4794 (51.1)4971 (53.0)
Other431 (11.3)605 (11.1)699 (9.6)804 (8.5)1025 (8.1)1393 (8.8)1462 (8.6)1544 (8.7)712 (7.6)730 (7.8)
Transportation
Ambulance3098 (81.2)4230 (77.8)5680 (78.1)7308 (77.6)9678 (76.3)12 190 (77.1)13 250 (78.2)13 688 (77.7)7082 (75.4)7069 (75.4)
Ambulance with doctor51 (1.3)64 (1.2)127 (1.7)168 (1.8)250 (2.0)281 (1.8)429 (2.5)416 (2.4)210 (2.2)229 (2.4)
Helicopter246 (6.4)325 (6.0)344 (4.7)480 (5.1)672 (5.3)887 (5.6)965 (5.7)1087 (6.2)715 (7.6)647 (6.9)
Other419
(11.0)
819
(15.1)
1126 (15.5)1465 (15.6)2089 (16.5)2445 (15.5)2300 (13.6)2431 (13.8)1380 (14.7)1429 (15.2)
  • GLF, ground level fall; MVA, motor vehicle accident.