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Table 2 Hospitalizations due to road traffic injuries (ISS 16+): Demographic and injury characteristics by ethnic group

From: Inequality in in-hospital mortality due to road traffic accident between ethnic populations in specified groups living in the same country

Variable a,bTotal (N = 11,523, 100%)Arabs (n = 3372, 29.3%)Jews (n = 8151, 70.7%)p-valuec
%%% 
Age (year)p < 0.0001
 0–1414.225.59.6
 15–2424.535.420.0
 25–4424.522.925.1
 45–6419.410.623.1
 65+17.45.622.3
Genderp < 0.0001
 Male73.781.270.7
Type of road userp < 0.0001
 Car Driver22.728.220.4
 Car passenger16.921.415.1
 Motorcyclist16.28.819.2
 Bicycle rider11.29.112.1
 Pedestrian27.626.428.1
 Undefined transport category0.81.30.6
 Other road usersd4.64.84.4
Injury typeP = 0.0004
 Penetrating0.61.00.5
ISSp < 0.0001
 16–2454.349.556.2
 25–4941.045.039.3
 50–754.85.54.5
Injured body region
 Head and neck (yes)67.370.965.8p < 0.0001
 Spine and back (yes)30.830.331.0P = 0.5017
 Torso (yes)73.875.872.9P = 0.0012
 Extremities (yes)52.152.352.1P = 0.7788
 System-wide/Unspecified (yes)1.82.21.6P = 0.0231
Number of injured body region(s)p < 0.0001
 Single25.623.026.7
 Multiple74.477.073.3
TBIP < 0.0001
 Isolated TBI14.612.815.4
 TBI+33.235.632.2
 No TBI52.251.652.5
  1. aAbbreviations: ISS injury severity score, AIS abbreviated injury scale, TBI traumatic brain injury
  2. bThere were no missing data for the variables displayed except for gender 2 (0.017%) and injury type 1 (0.009%),
  3. cDetermined using x2-tests
  4. dOthers included users of all-terrain vehicles, scooters, animal riders