Table 1

Characteristics of patients after mild traumatic brain injury with (FULL) and without (NO) full bed rest

NO (n=51)FULL (n=52)
Four patients were lost to first follow up. PTA, post-traumatic amnesia.
Male sex (%)5260
Age (years)
    Mean (SD)39.9 (14.5)34.1 (16.5)
Education (%)
    Low level3032
    Medium level3142
    Higher/university level2419
Social situation (%)
    Living alone5236
    Living with other person(s)68
Cause of accident (%)
    In or around the house139
Reported symptoms in the emergency room (%)
    Loss of consciousness8077
    Mean (SD) PTA (minutes)19 (17)19 (19)