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Table 4 Significant associated injuries among obese and normal-weight patients

From: Traumatic injuries among adult obese patients in southern Taiwan: a cross-sectional study based on a trauma registry system

Variables Obese BMI ≥ 30 n = 880, n(%) Normal 25 > BMI ≥ 18.5 n = 5391, n(%) Odds ratio (95 %) P
Cranial fracture 38(4.3) 339(6.3) 0.7(0.48–0.95) 0.023
Maxillary fracture 36(4.1) 407(7.5) 0.5(0.37–0.74) <0.001
Mandibular fracture 14(1.6) 151(2.8) 0.6(0.32–0.98) 0.038
Pneumothorax 7(0.8) 99(1.8) 0.4(0.20–0.93) 0.026
Clavicle fracture 57(6.5) 519(9.6) 0.7(0.49–0.86) 0.003
Humeral fracture 72(8.2) 216(4.0) 2.1(1.62–2.82) <0.001