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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of French service members treated in US Military Medical Treatment Facilities

From: Description of trauma among French service members in the Department of Defense Trauma Registry: understanding the nature of trauma and the care provided

CharacteristicsBattle
n = 46 (78%)
Non-Battle
n = 13 (22%)
Total
n = 59
p-value
Agea   0.08
 19-2412 (26.1%)12 (20.3%) 
 25–2912 (26.1%)5 (38.4%)17 (28.8%) 
 30–3411 (23.9%)2 (15.4%)13 (22%) 
 35–393 (6.5%)2 (15.4%)5 (8.5%) 
 40–484 (8.7%)4 (30.8%)8 (13.6%) 
 Unknown4 (8.7%)4 (6.8%) 
 Mean ± SDb29.1 ± 6.935.5 ± 8.030.6 ± 7.6 
Gender   
 Male46 (100%)13 (100%)59 (100%) 
 Female 
Military Operation   0.29
 OEFc38 (82.6%)9 (69.2%)47 (79.7%) 
 OIRd8 (17.4%)4 (30.8%)12 (20.3%) 
Mechanism of Injury   < 0.01
 Explosive31 (67.4%)31 (52.5%) 
 Gunshot wound15 (32.6%)15 (25.4%) 
 Crush1 (7.7%)1 (1.7%) 
 Fall2 (15.4%)2 (3.4%) 
 Fire/Flame1 (7.7%)1 (1.7%) 
 Helicopter crash2 (15.4%)2 (3.4%) 
 Knife/Sharp object2 (15.4%)2 (3.4%) 
 Motor Vehicle Crash5 (38.4%)5 (8.5%) 
Predominant Injury Type   < 0.01
 Penetrating33 (71.7%)2 (15.4%)35 (59.3%) 
 Blunt7 (15.2%)10 (76.9%)17 (28.8%) 
 Burn6 (13.1%)1 (7.7%)7 (11.9%) 
Injury Severity Score   0.29
 1–820 (43.5%)9 (69.2%)29 (49.1%) 
 9–1512 (26.1%)3 (23.1%)15 (25.4%) 
 16–258 (17.4%)1 (7.7%)9 (15.3%) 
 > 256 (13%)6 (10.2%) 
 Mean ± SDb12 ± 8.95.8 ± 1.710.6 ± 8.0 
  1. a .Age Measured in Years; b .Standard Deviation; c. Operation Pamir Reported in DoDTR as Operation Enduring Freedom; d . Operation Chammal Reported in DoDTR as Operation Inherence Resolve