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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: The effect of dexmedetomidine versus propofol in traumatic brain injury: evaluation of some hemodynamic and intracranial pressure changes

Parameter Propofol group (n = 20) DEX group (n = 20) Mixed group (n = 20) p value
Age (years) 38.7 ± 11 39.3 ± 8.5 39.3 ± 10.2 0.972
Gender (male/female) 16/4 19/1 18/2 0.322
Weight (kg) 85.4 ± 10.7 85.2 ± 13.3 84 ± 10.9 0.920
Height (centimeters) 171.7 ± 8.4 173.6 ± 8.6 171.5 ± 9 0.688
BMI 30 ± 3.3 29.6 ± 3.2 30.1 ± 3.1 0.890
Trauma Severity Score 30.95 ± 5.7 28.95 ± 4.2 30.85 ± 6.4 0.437
Time relapsed before ICU admission (hours) 4.3 ± 1.2 4.2 ± 1.1 3.8 ± 0.9 0.360
GCS on admission
• Mild; GCS > 12
• Moderate; GCS = 8–11
14
6
16
4
15
5
0.766