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Table 1 Burn characteristics of 82 patients with foot burns by age group

From: Epidemiology of foot burns in a Dutch burn centre

   Adult patients (N = 68) Paediatric patients (N = 14)
Burn agent, No (%) Scald 36 (52.9) 9 (64.3)
Flame 5 (7.4) 0 (0.0)
Contact 4 (5.9) 2 (14.3)
Chemical 7 (10.3) 0 (0.0)
Firework 3 (4.4) 2 (14.3)
Ash/coals 3 (4.4) 1 (7.1)
Other 10 (14.7) 0 (0.0)
Burn depth, No (%)a Second degree 10 (14.9) 3 (23.1)
Third degree 21 (31.3) 5 (38.5)
Mixed second and third degree 34 (50.7) 5 (38.5)
Mixed third and fourth degree 2 (3.0) 0 (0.0)
% TBSA, median (range)a   1.5 (0.5–11.5) 1.0 (0.5–12.0)
Surface, No (%)b Dorsal 40 (71.4) 8 (66.7)
Plantar 4 (7.1) 2 (16.7)
Both 12 (21.4) 2 (16.7)
Side, No (%) Right 24 (35.3) 5 (35.7)
Left 14 (20.6) 5 (35.7)
Both 30 (44.1) 4 (28.6)
  1. aMissing for one adult and one paediatric patient
  2. bMissing for 12 adults and 2 paediatric patients