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Table 5 Mean Years Lost because of Disability (YLD) per case for each associated injury and mean age for associated Traumatic Spine Fracture (aTSF)

From: Burden of traumatic spine fractures in Tehran, Iran

  Mean age (yr) YLD according to the type of disability  
   Long-term Short-term
SCI 37 17.332 -
Open wound 37 - 0.039
Open wound plus skull Fx 35 8.409 0.072
Skull Fx 28 8.408 0.055
Brain injury 41 10.362 0.055
ICH + Skull Fx 26 15.232 0.081
Femur Fx 43 6.554 0.075
Tibia, Fibula or Ankle Fx 36 - 0.055
Foot Fx 44 - 0.041
Femur and Upper limb Fx 33 7.221 0.087
Forearm + Leg Fx 39 - 0.067
Femur + Leg Fx 59 4.623 0.087
Humerus Fx 46 - 0.052
Forearm Fx 44 - 0.052
Hand Fx 43 - 0.042
Brain + Limb Fx 33 - 0.068
Dislocation 36 - 0.038
  1. Fx: Fracture
  2. ICH: Intracranial hemorrhage
  3. The Years Lost because of Disability (YLD) attributed to the associated injuries were calculated by multiplying total number and YLD per case (considering the weights of Short-term and Long-term disabilities)