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Table 1 Demographics, cause of burn, type of burn and TBSA in relation to mortality rate

From: Mortality associated with burn injury- a cross sectional study from Karachi, Pakistan

  Patient prognosis   
  Alive Dead Total P-Value
Frequency: 1129 715 1979  
Gender:  
Male 749 (66.4%) 380 (33.6%) 1129 (100%) 0.008
Female 515 (60.6%) 335 (39.4%) 850 (100%)  
Age groups:  
≥ 15 years 236 (82.5%) 50 (17.5%) 286 (100%) 0.000
16–30 years 639 (61.8%) 395 (38.2%) 1034 (100%)  
31–45 years 262 (59.8%) 176 (40.2%) 438 (100%)  
46–60 years 90 (60%) 60 (40%) 150 (100%)  
61 years ≤ 37 (52.1%) 34 (47.9%) 71 (100%)  
Cause of burn:  
Accidental 1241(64.4%) 678 (35.3%) 1919 (100%) 0.000
Homicidal 11 (45.8%) 13 (54.2%) 24 (100%)  
Suicidal 12 (33.3%) 24 (66.7%) 36 (100%)  
Type of burn:  
Fire burn 969 (60.3%) 639 (39.7%) 1608 (100%) 0.000
Electric burn 150 (81.5%) 34 (18.5%) 184 (100%)
Chemical burn 41 (70.7%) 17 (29.3%) 58 (100%)
Scaled burn 88 (81.5%) 20 (18.5%) 108 (100%)
Flash burn 16 (76.2%) 5 (23.8%) 21 (100%)  
TBSA:  
≥ 10% 301 (86.7%) 46 (13.3%) 347 (100%) 0.000
11–20% 381 (86.8%) 58 (13.2%) 439 (100%)
21–40% 408 (68.2%) 190 (31.8%) 598 (100%)
41–60% 109 (39.2%) 169 (60.8%) 278 (100%)
61% ≤ 65 (20.5%) 252 (79.5%) 317 (100%)