Table 5

Change in clot area by number of units of product transfused

Coefficient (β)CIP value
Cumulative clot area
Number of units transfused at 0–6 hours
 pRBCs 0–6 hours−0.12−1.64 to 1.390.87
 FFP 0–6 hours−0.26−1.72 to 1.180.71
 PLT 0–6 hours−0.08−5.51 to 5.340.98
Number of units transfused at 6–12 hours
 pRBCs 6–12 hours−4.67−12.56 to 3.220.24
 FFP 6–12 hours−5.24−14.56 to 4.080.27
 PLT 6–12 hours−4.36−31.66 to 22.920.75
Number of units transfused at 12–24 hours
 pRBCs 12–24 hours−6.03−17.76 to −5.710.04*
 FFP 12–24 hours−4.11−16.92 to 0.710.09
 PLT 12–24 hours−9.36−25.76 to 7.040.26
Maximum clot area
Number of units transfused at 0–6 hours
 pRBCs 0–6 hours−0.01−0.01 to 0.010.67
 FFP 0–6 hours−0.01−0.01 to 0.010.54
 PLT 0–6 hours−0.01−0.03 to 0.030.79
Number of units transfused at 6–12 hours
 pRBCs 6–12 hours−0.03−0.07 to 0.020.24
 FFP 6–12 hours−0.03−0.06 to 0.010.16
 PLT 6–12 hours−0.04−0.19 to 0.110.60
Number of units transfused at 12–24 hours
 pRBCs 12–24 hours−0.04−0.07 to 0.020.20
 FFP 12–24 hours−0.03−0.10 to 0.040.37
 PLT 12–24 hours−0.05−0.14 to 0.030.23
  • Data were compared using simple linear regression and were reported with the corresponding coefficient, or β-value, CI, and p value.

  • *Indicates statistically significant findings of p≤0.05.

  • FFP, fresh frozen plasma; PLT, platelets; pRBCs, packed red blood cells.