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Table 3 Mean Injury Severity Score (ISS) over the 13 year study period, and the associated components of head injury (AIS-1 ≥ 3), chest injury (AIS-3 ≥ 3), and extremity injury (AIS-5 ≥ 3). GCS (Glasgow Coma Scale)

From: Trends in intubation rates and durations in ventilated severely injured trauma patients: an analysis from the TraumaRegister DGU®

Years Head Injury (AIS-1 ≥ 3) % Chest Injury (AIS-3 ≥ 3) % Extremity Injury (AIS-5 ≥ 3) % ISS Score (Points) GCS < 9 %
2002 55.1 60.5 40.4 28.5 34.4
2003 56.3 54.3 37.9 28.6 34.0
2004 59.9 54.4 35.9 28.6 36.4
2005 57.0 53.9 35.8 28.2 33.4
2006 60.0 58.1 38.7 28.9 34.8
2007 57.9 58.1 39.0 29.0 31.3
2008 58.6 57.2 35.1 28.5 32.6
2009 54.5 59.2 37.5 28.3 32.8
2010 54.4 59.4 34.7 28.2 32.3
2011 54.7 59.7 33.6 27.9 29.9
2012 53.8 58.2 33.5 27.8 30.7
2013 55.6 54.7 30.3 27.1 28.8
2014 55.5 55.8 29.6 26.8 28.3