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Table 1 Description of casualties based on targeted outcomes

From: Validation of the age-adjusted shock index for pediatric casualties in Iraq and Afghanistan

Index < 1 year (n = 50) 1–3 years (n = 396) 4–6 years (n = 576) 7–12 years (n = 1356) 13–17 years (n = 767)
Male [n(%)] 32 (64.0) 255 (64.4) 399 (69.3) 1094 (80.7) 662 (86.3)
Mechanism of injury [n(%)]
 Explosive 14 (28.0) 125 (31.6) 240 (41.7) 655 (48.3) 340 (44.3)
 Gunshot wound 6 (12.0) 37 (9.3) 85 (14.8) 303 (22.3) 271 (35.3)
 MVC 5 (10.0) 46 (11.6) 91 (15.8) 155 (11.4) 70 (9.1)
 Other 25 (50.0) 188 (47.5) 160 (27.8) 243 (17.9) 86 (11.2)
Injury severity score
 Composite [median (IQR)] 8 (1–14) 9 (4–16) 10 (4–17) 10 (5–17) 9 (4–17)
End points [n(%)]
 Massive transfusion 9 (18.0) 65 (16.4) 91 (15.8) 211 (15.6) 126 (16.4)
 Death 2 (4.0) 32 (8.1) 54 (9.4) 97 (7.2) 41 (5.3)
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