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Table 2 Characteristics of patients by responsea at 2 months

From: Follow-up in patients with a burn-related emergency department visit: a feasibility study

  ED patients Responders at 2 months Non-responders at 2 months P value difference by response
  (n = 87) (n = 30) (n = 55)  
Mean age (range, SD) 28.4 29.0 (1–64, 18.1) 28.4 (0–83, 20.5) 0.478
Age category (%)b 0.975
 0–4 10 (12) 3 (10) 6 (11)  
 5–17 20 (23) 6 (20) 14 (26)  
 18–39 27 (31) 10 (33) 16 (29)  
 40–59 25 (29) 10 (33) 15 (27)  
 60–79 4 (5) 1 (3) 3 (6)  
 80+ 1 (1) 0 1 (2)  
Gender: male (%) 45 (52) 18 (60) 26 (47) 0.364
Socioeconomic status, based on postal code 0.677
 Lowest quintile 1. 21 (25) 5 (17) 16 (29)  
 2. 16 (19) 7 (23) 9 (16)  
 3. 19 (22) 7 (23) 12 (22)  
 4. 16 (19) 7 (23) 9 (16)  
 Highest quintile 5. 13 (15) 4 (13) 9 (16)  
Mean socioeconomic status (SD)c 0.013 (1.12) 0.26 (0.97) 0.12 (1.18) 0.155
  1. Percentages rounded up to nearest integer
  2. aResponse was calculated in 85 patients, excluding 2 patients with undeliverable questionnaires
  3. bAge categories 60–79 and 80+ were combined to one category in statistical testing
  4. cMean score socioeconomic status Dutch population = 0.17
  5. ED emergency department, SD standard deviation