Table 2

The time interval between injury and death in UK casualties with complete timeline data who were killed in action during Op HERRICK

RegionTime interval between injury and death/min (n (%))
Immediate1–1011–6061–120>120Overall
n (%)
Head83 (48.0%)13 (40.6%)23 (31.9%)4 (17.4%)1 (33.3%)124 (40.9%)
Thorax29 (16.8%)6 (18.8%)13 (18.1%)9 (39.1%)057 (18.8%)
Lower extremity11 (6.4%)1 (3.1%)16 (22.2%)6 (26.1%)034 (11.2%)
Neck16 (9.2%)6 (18.8%)5 (6.9%)0027 (8.9%)
Abdomen9 (5.2%)5 (15.6%)11 (15.3%)1 (4.3%)1 (33.3%)27 (8.9%)
Whole body22 (12.7%)1 (3.1%)00023 (7.6%)
Spine3 (1.7%)03 (4.2%)2 (8.7%)1 (33.3%)9 (3.0%)
Face000101 (0.3%)
Upper extremity001001 (0.3%)
Total (n (%))173 (57.1%)32 (10.6%)72 (23.8%)23 (7.6%)3 (1.0%)303