Table 2

Description of the fractured ribs

N=20
Number of fractured ribs8 (6–10)
 Site of rib fracture (including duplicates)
 Anterior11
 Lateral/posterior8/3
Number of fractured ribs consisting of flail segments3 (2–5)
Maximum overlap of fractured ribs (mm)18 (15–23)
  • Data are presented as median (25%–75% IQR).