Table 1

Age, sex, recovery status, and EQ-5D HRQoL of POIS participants and general population survey respondents
Pre-injury 5-months post-injury 12-months post-injury NZ general population survey
Total 2842 1470 2262 1250
Age:
18-24 14.4% 13.1% 12.1% 7.0%
25-34 20.8% 19.5% 19.5% 13.3%
35-44 22.5% 23.5% 22.5% 20.4%
45-54 24.5% 26.5% 26.3% 20.2%
55-64 17.8% 17.4% 19.6% 16.4%
65+ 21.0%
Not reported 1.8%
Sex:
Male 61.4% 60.8% 58.9% 42.7%
Female 38.6% 39.2% 41.1% 56.0%
Not reported 1.3%
Recovery Status: n = 1248 n = 1937
Recovered 23.0% 36.4%
Not recovered 77.0% 63.6%
Injury Type:
Intracranial 3.7% 3.7% 3.8%
Head/neck superficial 3.6% 3.2% 3.6%
Spine dislocation, sprain, or strain 16.1% 15.3% 15.9%
Upper extremity fracture 17.7% 20.5% 17.6%
Upper extremity dislocation, sprain, or strain 14.3% 15.1% 13.7%
Upper extremity open wound 6.0% 6.1% 5.8%
Upper extremity superficial 5.0% 4.8% 4.9%
Lower extremity fracture 17.2% 18.0% 18.1%
Lower extremity dislocation, sprain, or strain 24.6% 21.9% 25.2%
Lower extremity open wound 4.0% 3.9% 3.9%
Lower extremity superficial 6.6% 6.3% 6.5%
Other injury region/nature 17.1% 19.3% 17.4%
Unadjusted EQ-5D social tariff 0.94 0.75 0.78 0.82

Percentages may not add to 100 due to rounding.For injury types, percentages do not add to 100 as each individual can have more than one injury type recorded.

Wilson et al.

Wilson et al. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes 2012 10:68   doi:10.1186/1477-7525-10-68

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