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Table 5 ISS ≥ 20 and TC ≥ 90 mg/dL Traits

From: Attenuated hypocholesterolemia following severe trauma signals risk for late ventilator-associated pneumonia, ventilator dependency, and death: a retrospective study of consecutive patients

ISS ≥ 20-&-TC ≥ 90 mg/dL No Yes P Value
Number 70 82 --
48-hour TC (mg/dL) 99.3 ± 33.2 120.5 ± 23.6 0.0001
ISS 23.9 ± 13.3 31.7 ± 10.4 0.0001
ISS × TC 2140.4 ± 950.4 3797.5 ± 1479.8 0.0001
  1. ISS, Injury Severity Score; TC, total cholesterol; RBC, red blood cell