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Table 1 Characteristics of alcohol related injured patients as compared to other injured patients (n = 1774)

From: Associations between heavy episodic drinking and alcohol related injuries: a case control study

  Alcohol related injured patients n = 534 Other injured patients n = 1240
Positive BAC & positive self-report, % (n) 47% (253) n.a.
Negative BAC, and positive self-report, % (n) 31% (168) n.a.
Positive BAC and missing (or negative) self-report, % (n) 21% (113) n.a.
Men, % (n) 72% (386) 53% (651)
Age, mean 42 years 55 years
Poisoning, % (n) 9% (49) 5% (59)
Violence, % (n) 29% (157) 5% (59)
Accidents, % (n) 61% (328) 91% (1122)
  1. Note: The differences in gender, age, and injury type distribution between alcohol related injured patients and other patients are statistically significant at the 0.1% level.