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Table 3 Morbidity and mortality of the burn patients

From: Multi-institutional analysis of independent predictors for burn mortality in the United States

Variable Survival, n = 132,531 Death, n = 4530 P value
Missing Value Missing Value
Complication, any, n (%) N/A 18,140 (13.7) N/A 1445 (31.9) < 0.001*
 Stroke   185 (0.1)   29 (0.6) < 0.001*
 DVT   382 (0.3)   33 (0.7) < 0.001*
 ARDS   320 (0.2)   186 (4.1) < 0.001*
 Respiratory failure   1491 (1.1)   582 (12.8) < 0.001*
 Renal failure   540 (0.4)   448 (9.9) < 0.001*
 Arrhythmia   638 (0.5)   139 (3.1) < 0.001*
 Pneumonia   2155 (1.6)   443 (9.8) < 0.001*
 Urinary tract infection   1299 (1.0)   77 (1.7) < 0.001*
 Septic disorder   1548 (1.2)   451 (10.0) < 0.001*
 Wound infection   4197 (3.2)   197 (4.3) < 0.001*
 Decubitus ulcer   319 (0.2)   38 (0.8) < 0.001*
Cause of death, top 3, n (%) 924   
 Multi-organ system failure     924 (25.6)
 Burn shock     578 (16.0)
 Cardiovascular failure     396 (11.0)
  1. *Significant with p < 0.05
  2. ARDS acute respiratory distress syndrome, DVT deep venous thrombosis, N/A not available
  3. It showed the patients in the deceased group suffered many more complications after their burn trauma