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Table 1 Demographics of isolated foot burns by mechanism of injury

From: Epidemiology of isolated foot burns in children presenting to a Queensland paediatric burns centre— a two-year study in warmer climate

  Total group Mechanism
   Contact Scald Friction Flame Chemical Other
Patients, n (%) 214 100.0% 135 63.1% 51 23.8% 16 7.5% 5 2.3% 5 2.3% 2 0.9%
Gender, n (%)  
ᅟMale 134 62.6% 91 67.4% 27 52.9% 9 56.2% 5 100.0% 1 20.0% 1 50.0%
ᅟFemale 80 37.3% 44 32.5% 24 47.1% 7 43.8% 4 80.0% 1 50.0%
Median age months (IQR) 30.3 0.6–178 30.3 9.4–172.8 22.1 1.6–174.5 70.5 15–178 136.4 39.3–176.7 15.6 0.6–84 51.5 33.2–70.5
Age groups, n (%)  
ᅟ<1 year 80 37.3% 47 34.8% 28 54.9% 2 12.5% 3 60.0%
ᅟ1–<4 years 55 25.7% 40 29.6% 9 17.6% 3 18.8% 1 20.0% 1 20.0% 1 50.0%
ᅟ4–<11 years 60 28.0% 42 31.1% 8 15.7% 7 43.8% 1 20.0% 1 20.0% 1 50.0%
ᅟ11–15 years 19 8.9% 6 4.4% 6 11.7% 4 25.0% 3 60.0%
  1. IQR interquartile range