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Table 1 Baseline demographic and clinical characteristics of the study cohort (N = 742)

From: The epidemiology of childhood brain injury in the state of Selangor and Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Variable   Number (%)
Gender Male 594 (80.0)
  Female 148 (20.0)
Nationality Malaysian 722 (97.3)
  Non-Malaysian 20 (2.7)
Age (years) 0–4 45 (6.1)
  5–9 30 (4.0)
  10–14 133 (17.9)
  15–19 534 (72.0)
GCS Mild (13–15) 557 (75.1)
  Moderate (9–12) 33 (4.4)
  Severe (3–8) 152 (20.5)
ISS, Mean (SD)   6.74 (8.36)
Type of admission Direct admission 551 (74.3)
  Transferred/ referred 191 (25.7)
Outcomea Alive 652 (88.1)
  Death 88 (11.9)
  1. a2 missing values
  2. GCS Glasgow coma scale, ISS Injury severity score