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Table 4 Burn characteristics and outcome in adults by place of injury

From: Epidemiology of foot burns in a Dutch burn centre

  Workplace (N = 13) Other (N = 55) p value
% TBSA, median (range)a 3.0 (0.5–6.0) 1.0 (0.5–11.5) 0.055
Burn depth, No (%)a    0.374
 Second degree 4 (30.8) 6 (11.1)  
 Third degree 3 (23.1) 18 (33.3)  
 Mixed second and third degree 6 (46.2) 28 (51.9)  
 Mixed third and fourth degree 0 (0.0) 2 (3.7)  
Burn agent, No (%)    0.513
 Scald 7 (53.8) 29 (52.7)  
 Flame 0 (0.0) 5 (9.1)  
 Contact 0 (0.0) 4 (7.3)  
 Chemical 2 (15.4) 5 (9.1)  
 Firework 0 (0.0) 3 (5.5)  
 Ash/coals 0 (0.0) 3 (5.5)  
 Other 4 (30.8) 6 (10.9)  
Surface, No (%)b    0.719
 Dorsal 7 (70.0) 33 (71.7)  
 Plantar 0 (0.0) 4 (8.7)  
 Both 3 (30.0) 9 (19.6)  
Side, No (%)    0.665
 Right 4 (30.8) 20 (36.4)  
 Left 4 (30.8) 10 (18.2)  
 Both 5 (38.5) 25 (45.5)  
  1. aMissing for one patient with other place of injury
  2. bMissing for nine patients with injury in the workplace and three patients with other place of injury