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Table 3 Univariate analysis of factors affecting outcome of severe TBI

From: Initial leucocytosis and other significant indicators of poor outcome in severe traumatic brain injury: an observational study

VariableFrequency of GOSE score at 6 monthsp value
7–8< 7
Age (mean)24.8 ± 12.640.3 ± 19.90.01^
Gender
 Male8 (89)33 (94) 
 Female1 (11)2 (6)0.50
GCS ≤ 6 on arrival2 (22)23 (66) 
GCS > 6 on arrival7 (78)12 (34)0.02*
Midline shift on initial CT1 (11)9 (53)0.03*
Leucocyte count (mean) (109/L)12.0 ± 6.420 ± 8.40.03^
Pupils (fixed/unequal)0 (0)23 (66)0.01*
Predominant side (Left)6 (67)6 (17)0.11
  1. *Chi-square
  2. ^t test