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Table 5 Most Reported Outcomes by Type of Injury

From: Measuring post-discharge socioeconomic and quality of life outcomes in trauma patients: a scoping review

Injury Type Outcome Count (%)
Body Part Injured
 TBI (n = 262) Quality of Life 142 (54)
Return to work 48 (18)
Community Integration 11 (4)
Life Satisfaction 9 (3)
Costs 5(2)
 SCI (n = 171) Quality of Life 91 (53)
Participation 17 (8)
Social Support 16 (8)
Return to work 13 (7)
Social Participation 7(4)
 Polytrauma (n = 106) Quality of Life 46 (43)
Return to work 26 (25)
Costs 19 (18)
Social Support 4 (4)
Health Status 4(4)
Mechanism of Injury
 Burnsa (n = 43) Quality of Life 28 (65)
Social Support 4 (9)
Return to work 3 (7)
 Road Traffic Injuriesa (n = 43) Quality of Life 20 (46)
Costs 9 (20)
Return to work 7 (16)
Health Status 2(4)
 Occupational Injuriesa (n = 31) Return to work 24
Quality of Life 4
Costs 2
  1. aRemaining outcomes only used once