Table 2: Causes and mechanisms of head injury, and their association with consciousness alteration and amnesia (N = 1000).


Injury Parameter Patients nr

Injury cause
Falling from height 30
Road traffic accidents 880
Homicide 38
Suicide 20
Electric shock 7
Other 25
Conscience level (GCS)
Range 3–8 568
Range 9–12 200
Range 13–15 232
Amnesia duration
No amnesia 34
1–59 min 87
1–24 h 54
1–7 days 155
1–4 weeks 234
> 4 weeks 436
Examination Finding—Injury Type
Superficial skin injury—with/without brain edema, skull bones fracture, intracranial hemorrhage) 930
Skull fracture 350
Cerebral edema 610
Cerebral contusion 370
Subdural hematoma 130
Epidural hematoma 70
Cerebelar hemorrhage 60
Ventricular hemorrhage 15
Intracranial hemorrhage 40