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Table 2 Characteristics of Australian MT patients (n = 2451), by type of Australian peer group hospital contributing data to the MTR (n = 15) [36]

From: Improving outcomes for hospital patients with critical bleeding requiring massive transfusion: the Australian and New Zealand Massive Transfusion Registry study methodology

  Principal referral hospitals Women’s hospitals Private acute group B hospitals Public acute group A hospitals Public acute group C hospitals
  n = 9a n = 1a n = 3a n = 1a n = 1a
No. of MT cases (≥5 units in 4 h); n (%) 2158 (88.0) 15 (0.6) 46 (1.9) 206 (8.4) 26 (1.1)
No. of MT cases (≥10 units in 24 h); n (%) 911 (42.2) 8 (53.3) 9 (19.6) 83 (40.3) 6 (23.1)
Gender (male); n (%) 1378 (63.9) 0 (0) 19 (41.3) 134 (65.0) 16 (61.5)
Median age (years); [IQR] 63 [48–74] 40 [38–57] 68 [50–78] 69 [54–77] 73 [62–84]
Median hospital length of stay (days); [IQR] 18 [9–35] 9 [6–10] 15 [8–22] 12 [7–28] 6 [5–10]
Admitted to ICU; n (%) 1730 (80.2) 0 (0) 43 (93.4) 143 (69.4) 24 (92.3)
Median ICU length of stay (hrs.); [IQR] 75 [17–197] 0 (0) 75 [38–143] 48 [0–120] 85 [15–150]
Median ventilation time (hrs.); [IQR] 0 [0–52] 0 (0) 0 (0) 19 [0–134] 0 [0–5]
Survival to hospital discharge; n (%) 1706 (79.0) 15 (100) 38 (82.6) 160 (77.7) 24 (92.3)
Median RBC units in 24 h post-MT onset; [IQR] 8 [6–12] 9 [6–11] 6 [6–8] 8 [6–11] 6 [6–9]
Median FFP units in 24 h post-MT onset; [IQR] 5 [2–10] 4 [4–7] 2 [0–4] 4 [2–7] 1 [0–2]
Median Cryo units in 24 h post-MT onset; [IQR] 2 [0–10] 0 [0–6] 0 [0–6] 4 [0–8] 0 [0–0]
Median Plts units in 24 h post-MT onset; [IQR] 1 [0–2] 1[0–1] 0 [0–1] 0 [0–1] 0 [0–0]
Median RBC: FFP ratio in 24 h post-MT onset; [IQR] 1.5 [1.1–2.0] 1.5 [1.5–2.0] 2 [1.5–3.5] 1.8 [1.5–2.8] 4 [3–6]
Admission type
 Elective n (%) 649 (30.1) 6 (40.0) 44 (95.7) 50 (24.3) 5 (19.2)
 Emergency n (%) 1252 (58.0) 3 (20.0) 2 (4.3) 156 (75.7) 18 (69.2)
 Maternity n (%) 32 (1.5) 6 (40.0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 3 (11.5)
 Unknown n (%) 225 (10.4) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
  1. aNumbers are counts of Australian hospitals contributing data to the MTR