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J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 73:355-357 doi:10.1136/jnnp.73.4.355
  • Vegetative state
  • Editorial

The vegetative state

Table 1

Outcome one year after insult according to duration of the vegetative state

Number Dead Vegetative Conscious
Derived from Task Force data.4
Vegetative after one month
    Traumatic 540 28% 18% 54%
    Non-traumatic 214 47% 39% 14%
Vegetative after 3 months
    Traumatic 268 31% 30% 39%
    Non-traumatic 108 36% 58% 6%
Vegetative after 6 months
    Traumatic 151 28% 53% 19%
    Non-traumatic 80 18% 81% 1%

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