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Table 2 Mechanism of burn injury in Nepal

From: Erratum to: Epidemiology of burn injuries in Nepal: a systemic review

Study Age group Total patient number, n Flame burn
(%)
Scald burn
(%)
Electric burn
(%)
Contact burn
(%)
Chemical burn
(%)
Others
(%)
Liu et al. [5] All ages 237 152(64.1) 67(28.3) 9(3.8) 1(0.4) 3(1.3) 5(2.1)
Shrestha et al. [8] Pediatrics 22 10(45.4) 12(54.5)
Poudel-Tandukar et al. [9] Pediatrics 350 125(35.7) 187(53.4) 36(10.3) 2(0.6)
Chalise et al. [10] All ages 50 33(66.0) 8(16.0) 7(14.0) 2(4.0)
Dahal et al. [6] All ages 100 64(64.0) 21(21.0) 14(14.0) 1(1.0)
Rai et al. [11] All ages 78 48(61.5) 15(19.2) 11(14.1) 4(5.1)
Gupta et al. [29] All ages 54 21(38.9) 32(59.3) 1(1.9)
Sharma et al. [7] All ages 819 633(77.3) 69(8.4) 104(12.7) 2(0.2) 5(0.6) 6(0.7)