Table 1

Incidence (%) of skull fracture relative to severity of post-traumatic vomiting (PTV)1-151

Symptoms of PTVNilNausea onlySingle vomitMultiple vomits
Adults
No fracture2359 (86.0)200 (7.3)149 (5.4)35 (1.3)
Fracture34 (68.0)2 (4.0)12 (24.0)2 (4.0)
Children
No fracture2088 (82.7)140 (5.5)224 (8.9)73 (2.9)
Fracture31 (64.6)1 (2.1)12 (25.0)4 (8.3)
  • 1-151 Severity of PTV not recorded for 42 adults and eight children.