Table 2

Comparison of organ injury and mechanism in DCS versus non-DCS cases

DCSNon-DCSP values
n (%)n (%)
Organs (total)
 SB (216)49 (50)167 (36) 0.014
 LB (141)32 (32)109 (24) 0.067
 Liver (112)34 (34)78 (17) <0.001
 Diaphragm (110)23 (23)87 (19)0.312
 Stomach (100)21 (21)79 (17)0.327
 Spleen (55)14 (14)41 (9)0.108
 Intra-abdominal vessel (53)22 (22)31 (7) <0.001
 Kidney (42)12 (12)30 (6)0.053
 Pancreas (41)13 (13)28 (6) 0.014
 Duodenum (31)12 (12)19 (4) 0.003
Mechanism
 Blunt28 (28)81 (17) 0.014
 Penetrating71 (72)382 (83)
Penetrating mechanism
 GSW46 (65)117 (31) 0.001
 SW25 (35)265 (69)