Table 1: demographic data of the studied patients.

VariableGroup I (living 𝑛 = 4 3 )Group II (died 𝑛 = 6 )Total ( 𝑛 = 4 9 ) 𝑃 value

Mean age (SD; years)32 (13)24.8 (7.6)31.1 (12.6)0.19
Range (years)(17–68)(18–37)(17–68)

Sex
Males (%)40 (93)5 (83.3)45 (91.8)0.41
Females (%)3 (7)1 (16.7)4 (8.2)0.98

Cause of injury
 Road traffic accident24 (55.8)2 (33.3)26 (53)0.54
 Stab wound11 (25.6)3 (50)14 (28.6)0.45
 Gun shot4 (9.3)1 (16.7)5 (10.2)0.87
 Shrapnels4 (9.3)04 (8.2)0.98

Zone injured
 Zone I2 (4.7)3 (50)5 (10.2)0.04
 Zone II39 (90.7)2 (33.3)41 (83.7)0.002
 Zone III2 (4.6)1 (16.7)3 (6.1)0.7

Operative cases20 (46.5)1 (16.7)21 (42.9)0.34
Nonoperative23 (53.5)5 (83.3)28 (57.1)0.34