Table 3:

Clinical characteristics of complete control and injured study cohorts (N = 56)a

SCAT SeveritySAC Total ScoreBESS Score
24 Hours8 Days6 Months24 Hours8 Days6 Months24 Hours8 Days6 Months
C(n = 28)(n =28)(n = 19)(n = 28)(n = 28)(n = 22)(n = 27)(n = 27)(n = 22)
3.22.92.126.127.627.212.310.811.4
(1.9–4.5)(1.2–4.6)(0.8–3.4)(25.4–26.8)(27.0–28.2)(26.4–28.0)(10.5–14.0)(8.8–12.8)(9.5–13.2)
I(n = 28)(n = 28)(n = 19)(n = 28)(n = 28)(n = 17)(n = 25)(n = 28)(n = 18)
27.85.03.124.626.826.928.95.51.2
(21.4–34.2)(1.9–8.2)(−1.1–7.4)(23.7–25.5)(25.9–27.7)(25.8–27.9)(11.8–15.7)(10.2–13.7)(9.9–14.4)
P<.001b.22.64.01b.14.63.25.36.57
  • Note:—BESS indicates Balance Error Scoring System; C, control; I, injured.

  • a When appropriate, values are shown as mean and 95% confidence intervals of the distribution. P values from 2-tailed independent samples between the 2 cohorts are reported for all metrics.

  • b Significant.