Table 2

Demographics and comorbidity for airlifted patients, ground escorted patients, assisted patients and patients in the aborted mission group brought to hospital (n=6931)

Airlifted patients n=3311Ground escorted patients n=164Assisted patients n=1421Aborted missions n=2035Total n=6931
Demographics
Age, median (IQR)60 (46 to 71)56 (30 to 71)55 (29 to 70)57 (33 to 71)57 (39 to 71)
Gender
 Male, n (%)2334 (70.5)109 (66.5)870 (61.2)1228 (60.3)4541 (65.4)
 Female, n (%)977 (29.5)55 (33.5)551 (38.8)807 (39.7)2390 (34.6)
Comorbidity
CCI groups
 0, n (%)2156 (65.1)88 (53.7)941 (66.2)1280 (62.9)4465 (62.6)
 1 to 2, n (%)756 (22.8)42 (25.6)306 (21.5)479 (23.5)1583 (23.5)
 3 to 4, n (%)248 (7.5)17 (10.4)81 (5.7)159 (7.8)505 (8.0)
 =/>5, n (%)151 (4.6)17 (10.4)93 (6.5)117 (5.7)378 (6.0)
Specific diagnoses (weight*)
 Acute myocardial infarction (1), n (%)204 (6.2)10 (6.1)67 (4.7)138 (6.8)419 (6.0)
 Congestive heart failure (1), n (%)168 (5.1)16 (9.8)69 (4.9)105 (5.2)358 (5.2)
 Peripheral vascular disease (1), n (%)196 (5.9)8 (4.9)91 (6.4)126 (6.2)421 (6.1)
 Cerebral vascular disease (1), n (%)264 (8.0)26 (15.9)141 (9.9)217 (10.7)648 (9.3)
 Chronic pulmonary disease (1), n (%)228 (6.9)30 (18.3)120 (8.4)216 (10.6)594 (8.6)
 Diabetes (2), n (%)319 (9.6)28 (17.1)135 (9.5)212 (10.4)694 (10.0)
 Renal disease (2), n (%)107 (3.2)8 (4.9)41 (2.9)65 (3.2)221 (3.2)
 Any cancer (2), n (%)130 (3.9)13 (7.9)106 (7.5)153 (7.5)402 (5.8)
  • CCI; Charlson comorbidity index.

  • *Weight in the CCI for selected diagnoses.