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Table 1 Patient demographics and response to questionnaire following wearing of three-dimensional (3D)-printed neck splint

From: 3D printing of patient-specific neck splints for the treatment of post-burn neck contractures

Patient demographics Patient response
Patient Age (years) TBSAB (%) Initiation of splint (days) No. of splints received Follow-up (months) Comfortability (1–10) Daytime wear (hours) Nighttime wear Suggestions Overall grade
1 (M) 42 56.5 29 3 19 8.5 7 No Strap 8.5
2 (F) 43 60 13 2 16 7 14 No 8
3 (M) 72 18 46 1 1 8 5 No Strap 8
4 (F) 25 18 31 1 7 1 2 No 1
5 (M) 9 31 14 4 7 6.5 8 Yes Strap 7.5
6 (M) 42 44.6 4 2 5 6.5 14 Yes Strap 8
Median (Q1–Q3) 42 (21–50.3) 37.8 (18–57.4) 21.5 (10.8–34.8) 2 (1–3.3) 7 (4–16.8) 6.8 (5.1–8.1) 7.5 (4.3-14) 8 (5.9–8.1)
  1. Daytime wear (hours) refers to the number of hours the patient wore the splint during the day. Nighttime wear refers to whether the patient wore the splint while sleeping.
  2. Q1: 25th percentile, Q3: 75th percentile
  3. M male, F female, TBSAB total body surface area burned