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Table 2 Burn first aid implementation

From: Current knowledge of burn injury first aid practices and applied traditional remedies: a nationwide survey

Questions and choices Number Percentage
History of exposure to burn injury (self or family member) 1550
Directed questions based on history of previous exposure   
 Remove clothing or accessories 1118 72.1
 Seek primary medical assistance 985 63.5
 Wrap injury with clean piece of cloth 526 33.9
 Apply water to injured area 990 63.9
   Apply cold water to injured area 877 63.0
 Apply water for   
  Less than 5 min 588 59.4
  5–10 min 271 27.4
  10–15 min 64 6.5
  More than 15 min 57 5.8
   Missing data 10 1