Emergency Medicine International / 2020 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Risk Values of Weight and Body Mass Index for Chest Wall Thickness in Patients Requiring Needle Thoracostomy Decompression

Table 1

Participant characteristics.

Women (N = 268)Men (N = 382) value

VariableMinMedMeanMaxMinMedMeanMax
Age24.0057.0056.3879.0021.0054.0053.1579.000.01
Height135.50157.00159.74176.90145.00169.00168.93191.900.01
Weight26.4057.1558.2596.6038.5069.0070.09133.800.01
BMI12.5623.1723.7041.4313.8124.2424.4842.810.01
ICSMinMedMeanMax5 cm (%)MinMedMeanMax5 cm (%) value
2nd ICS0.614.154.499.5533.21%0.944.594.739.9940.58%0.03
3rd ICS0.543.223.297.227.84%0.633.063.096.662.62%
4th ICS0.583.083.105.943.36%0.752.542.555.550.79%0.01
5th ICS0.743.022.995.380.37%0.762.162.204.780%0.01

N: sample size; Min: minimum; Med: median; Max: maximum; BMI: body weight index; value: difference between women and men; nonsignificant.