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Table 4 Prevalence of impaired HRQoL (as defined > 1 standard deviation of baseline mean below baseline score) by injury severity

From: A longitudinal study on quality of life after injury in children

  One Month Four Months Twelve Months
  Total Physical Psycho-social Total Physical Psycho-social Total Physical Psycho-social
Full population n (%)
  90 (44.1) 113 (55.4) 58 (28.4) 23 (11.3) 28 (13.7) 18 (8.8) 13 (6.4) 16 (7.8) 15 (7.4)
Hospitalization Status n (%)
  p  < 0.001 p  = 0.001 p  < 0.001 p = 0.91 p = 0.03 p = 0.21 p = 0.87 p = 0.05 p = 0.83
 ED 49 (34.0) 69 (47.9) 30 (20.8) 16 (11.1) 15 (10.4) 15 (10.4) 11 (7.6) 11 (7.6) 13 (9.0)
 Hospitalized 41 (68.3) 44 (73.3) 28 (46.7) 7 (11.7) 13 (21.7) 3 (5.0) 5 (8.3) 10 (16.7) 6 (10.0)
PaedCTAS n (%)
  p = 0.06 p = 0.18 p = 0.03 p = 0.84 p = 0.14 p = 0.85 p = 0.12 p = 0.11 p = 0.04
 1 (resuscitation required) 7 (63.6) 7 (63.6) 6 (54.5) 1 (9.1) 2 (18.2) 1 (9.1) 0 (0.0) 0 (0.0) 1 (9.1)
 2 21 (55.3) 26 (68.4) 15 (39.5) 6 (15.8) 9 (23.7) 2 (5.3) 5 (13.2) 7 (18.4) 5 (13.2)
 3 21 (48.8) 24 (55.8) 13 (30.2) 5 (11.6) 7 (16.3) 4 (9.3) 1 (2.3) 2 (4.7) 1 (2.3)
 4 36 (34.6) 50 (48.1) 21 (20.2) 10 (9.6) 9 (8.7) 10 (9.6) 8 (7.7) 10 (9.6) 9 (8.7)
 5 (non-urgent) 5 (62.5) 6 (75.0) 3 (37.5) 1 (12.5) 1 (12.5) 1 (12.5) 2 (25.0) 2 (25.0) 3 (37.5)
  1. *p values comparing prevalence of impaired HRQoL across groups from chi square test or Fisher’s where cell size < 5; < 0.001 considered significant with Bonferroni correction