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Table 1 Demographic and clinical characteristics of sample

From: Clinical study of quality of life of traumatic brain injury patients after decompressive craniectomy and related influencing factors

Characteristics n %
Gender   
 Male 77 73.3
 Female 28 26.7
Age   
 16–20 years 17 16.2
 21–30 years 27 25.7
 31–40 years 19 18.1
 41–50 years 21 20.0
 51–60 16 15.2
 61–65 5 4.8
 Mean (36.5 ± 14.2 years)
Cause   
 Falling 35 33.3
 Road accident 52 49.5
 Violence 14 13.3
 Occupational 4 3.8
Education level  
  ≤ 10 years 75 71.4
  > 11 years 30 28.6
TBI-DC time  
  < 6 h 25 23.8
 7–24 h 47 44.8
  ≥ 25 h 33 31.4
Worst GCS  
 3–5 42 40.0
 6–8 46 43.8
 9–12 17 16.2
Pupillary response  
 Bilaterally unreactive 10 9.5
 Unilaterally unreactive 56 53.3
 Bilaterally reactive 39 37.1
Reconstruction of Skull   
 No 46 43.8
 Yes 59 56.2
Fasting blood glucose   
  ≤ 6.1 mmol/L 44 41.9
  ≥ 6.2 mmol/L 61 58.1
Midline Shift   
  ≤ 8 mm 64 61.0
  ≥ 8.1 mm 41 39.0