Emergency Medicine International / 2012 / Article / Tab 2

Clinical Study

Progressive Epidural Hematoma in Patients with Head Trauma: Incidence, Outcome, and Risk Factors

Table 2

Clinical variables related to the development of PEDH in the patients with head trauma.

Clinical variablesNo. of patientswith PEDHP value

Gender 0.6
 male25125 (10%)
 female16113 (8.1%)
Age (yrs)0.25
  <201419 (6.4%)
  20–4017617 (9.7%)
  >409512 (12.6%)
Admission GCS scores0.87
  13–1562 5 (8.1%)
  9–12 21519 (8.8%)
  3–813514 (10.4%)
Decompressive craniectomy0.001b
  Yes15424 (15.6%)
  No25814 (5.4%)
Skull fracturec0.000b
  Yes13223 (17.4%)
  No28015 (5.4%)
Time from injury to 1st CT0.001b
  <2 hours193 28 (14.5%)
  2–6 hours1589 (5.7%)
  >6 hours 611 (1.6%)
Coagulopathyc0.004b
  Yes 6713 (19.4%)
  No34525 (7.3%)
Hypotensionc0.000b
  Yes 7416 (21.6%)
  No 33822 (6.5%)

PEDH: progressive epidural hematoma; GCS: Glasgow Coma Score; CT: computerized tomography.
aχ 2 test difference between groups.
bχ 2 test difference between groups.
cAccording to the definition outlined earlier.

We are committed to sharing findings related to COVID-19 as quickly and safely as possible. Any author submitting a COVID-19 paper should notify us at help@hindawi.com to ensure their research is fast-tracked and made available on a preprint server as soon as possible. We will be providing unlimited waivers of publication charges for accepted articles related to COVID-19.