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Table 1 Differences in Colorado vs. non-Colorado hospitals

From: The impact of recreational marijuana commercialization on traumatic injury

Covariate Colorado
(n = 22,252)
Non-Colorado
(n = 18,339)
P value
Age, mean 57.71y 47.57y < 0.001
Male sex, % 55.6% 59.3% < 0.001
Non-White race, % 18.0% 25.2% < 0.001
Glasgow Coma score 3–8 5.4% 8.9% < 0.001
Injury severity score, mean 9.68 9.92 0.007
SBP < 90 mmHg 2.7% 3.2% 0.008
Penetrating Mechanism 3.8% 7.3% < 0.001
Cause of injury    < 0.001
Motor vehicle crash 20.6% 36.5%  
Fall 55.6% 40.6%  
Sports related 12.8% 3.6%  
Assault/Stab/GSW 5.9% 7.8%  
Other causes 5.2% 11.6%  
Full activation 15.6% 21.8% < 0.001
ICU admission 31.7% 38.8% < 0.001
Mortality 3.0% 4.5% < 0.001
  1. Pre, 2012–2013. Post, 2014–2015. SBP systolic blood pressure, GSW gunshot wound, ICU intensive care unit