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Table 1 Sociodemographic and clinical characteristics

From: Pattern of acute organophosphorus poisoning at University of Gondar Teaching Hospital, Northwest Ethiopia

Age in year Mean ± SD Gender No. cases (%) Duration of hospital stay Time elapsed Domicile No. cases (%)   No. cases (%)
Day No. cases (%) Hour No. cases (%)
11–20 17.97 ± 1.59 Female 54 (60%) <1 55 (61.1%) ≤2 38 (42.2%) Urban 51 (56.7%) Atropine 33 (36.7%)
21–30 25.16 ± 2.77 Male 36 (40%) 1–2 25 (27.8%) 3–12 28 (31.1%) Rural 39 (43.3%) Common treatment regimen
31–40 35.67 ± 3.16 Mode   >2 3 (3.3%) >12 12 (13.3%)     Decontamination (Charcoal and Gastric lavage) 41 (45.6%)
41–50 47.00 ± 2.94 Accidental 2 (2.2%) Unknown 7 (7.8%) Unknown 12 (13.3%)     Antacid and simple observation with fluid stabilization 16 (17.7%)
51–60 56.00 ± 1.41 Suicidal 81 (90%)