Table 1

Information about the participants

CharacteristicsNumber of participants
Sex
 Male19
 Female6
Age (years) median 51, range 26–80
 18–294
 30–498
 50–699
 70–804
Time since injury (months) median 31, range 24–49
 24–35 months14
 36–49 months11
Cause of injury
 Car collision8
 Motorbike collision5
 Pedestrian–vehicle collision3
 Fall from height/stairs3
 Crush injury at work3
 Low energy fall (from standing)2
 Bicycle–vehicle collision1
Injury severity, Gustilo and Anderson classification
 II4
 III (inclusive of a/b)18
 IIIc3