Table 1

Comparison of baseline data, demographics, and injury severity between patients diagnosed with VTE during admission and those without VTE

VTE (n=106)No VTE (n=1941)P value
Median age, years36 (26, 58)37 (25, 54)0.692
Median BMI26 (23, 30)26 (23, 31)0.678
Male sex67%72%0.301
White race39%38%0.881
Blood group O59%51%0.118
Blunt mechanism of injury73%70%0.519
Median head AIS3 (0, 4)3 (0, 4)0.994
Median chest AIS3 (2, 4)3 (1, 3)0.003
Median abdomen AIS3 (2, 4)2 (0, 4)<0.001
Median extremity AIS3 (2, 3)2 (2, 3)0.019
Median ISS29 (20, 38)24 (14, 34)<0.001
  • AIS, abbreviated injury scale; BMI, body mass index; ISS, injury severity score; VTE, venous thromboembolism.