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Table 1 Descriptive characteristics of the blunt trauma patients

From: The association between family cohesion and disability following blunt trauma: findings from a level-I trauma center in Saudi Arabia

Variable Family cohesion p-value
  weakn = 40 strongn = 209  
Age, mean (SD) 33 (13.80) 35 (13.64)  
Gender, count (%)
 Male 28 (70%) 163 (78%) 0.27
 Female 12 (30%) 46 (22%)
Educational level, count (%)    
 Diploma/ university 10 (25%) 60 (28.71%) 0.33
 High school or below 23 (57.5%) 129 (61.72%)
 No education 7 (17.5%) 20 (9.57%)
Occupation, count (%)    
 Government 18 (45%) 108 (51.67%) 0.51
 Private 2 (5%) 15 (7.18%)
 Student 4 (10%) 27 (12.92%)
 Not working / retired 16 (40%) 59 (28.23%)
Income, count (%)    
 High 5 (12.5%) 35 (16.75%) 0.81
 Low 29 (72.5%) 143 (68.42%)
 Refused to answer 6 (15%) 31 (14.83%)
Marital status, count (%)    
 Married 16 (40%) 98 (47.12%) 0.41
 Single 24 (60%) 110 (52.88%)
Financial provider, count (%)    
 Yes 15 (37.5%) 94 (44.98%) 0.38
 No 25 (62.5%) 115 (55.02%)
Cause of injury, count (%)    
 MVC 21 (52.5%) 116 (55.5%) 0.11
 Fall 14 (35%) 69 (33.01%)
 Attempted Homicide 3 (7.5%) 3 (1.44%)
 Other 2 (5%) 21 (10.05%)
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