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Table 1 Details of the patients admitted with burns during 2000–2015

From: Are there any differences in the provided burn care between men and women? A retrospective study

  Female patients Male patients p value
No. of patients 403   960   
Age (years) 29.6 1.2–76.2 33.9 1.3–71.4 0.10
TBSA burned (%) 7.0 1.0–27.0 6.4 1.0–32.8 0.37
Hospital stay (days) 7.0 2.0–39.0 8.0 2.0–35.0 0.52
No. of deaths 25 (6)   45 (5)   0.25
No. who required mechanical ventilation 83 (21)   195 (20)   0.91
BSC categories
 Surveillance 4.0 0.0–57.0 3.0 0.0–57.0 0.23
 Respiration 1.0 0.0–44.0 0.0 0.0–40.5 0.54
 Circulation 0.0 0.0–9.0 0.0 0.0–7.5 0.22
 Wound care 11.0 1.0–66.0 11.0 1.0–60.0 0.65
 Mobilisation 9.0 2.0–66.0 8.0 2.0–62.0 0.41
 Laboratory tests 1.0 0.0–26.0 2.0 0.0–28.0 0.42
 Infusions 4.0 0.0–55.0 3.0 0.0–62.5 0.65
 Operation 4.0 0.0–24.0 4.0 0.0–33.0 0.73
Total BSC points 36.0 7.0–350.0 34.0 7.0–345.0 0.37
  1. TBSA total body surface area, BSC Burn SCoring system
  2. Data are presented as median and 10th–90th centiles or number and percentage