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Table 1 Patient demographics and clinical characteristics

From: Wound outcome in combat injuries is associated with a unique set of protein biomarkers

Patient Demographics and Clinical Characteristics Healed Dehisced
n= 21 n= 23
Age, y 23.7 ± 3.8 22 ± 3.2
BMI, mean (SD) 26 ± 2.4 25 ± 3.8
Gender, n (%)
   Male 21 (100%) 23 (100%)
   Female 0 (0%) 0 (0%)
Wound Location, n
   Upper Body 19 0
   Lower Body 2 23
Wound Type, n
   Soft Tissue Infection 12 17
   Fasciotomy 5 7
   Amputation 3 0
   Open Fracture 1 0
Type of Closure, n
   Primary 13 9
   Integra 2 12
   Graft 4 1
   Flap 2 1
Injury Severity Score, mean (SD) 20 ± 8.3 17 ± 7.3
No. of Total Surgeries, mean (SD) 3.8 ± 1.2 3.6 ± 1.4
Presence of Traumatic Brain Injury, n
   Yes 16 7
   No 2 13
   Unknown 3 3
Presence of Heterotrophic Ossification, n
   Yes 16 21
   No 5 2
Days from Injury to Arrival at Facility, mean (SD) 4.2 ± 1.6 4.4 ± 1.4
Days from Injury to Wound Closure, mean (SD) 12.1 ± 3.8 11.7 ± 4.9
Days from Injury to Sample Collection, mean (SD) 6.2 ± 1.4 6.6 ± 1.5
Days from Sample Collection to Closure, mean (SD) 5.9 ± 3.8 5.0 ± 4.5
  1. The demographic and clinical characteristics of the 20 patients that comprised the 44 wound effluent samples are displayed.