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Table 1 Demographics of study population by percent of total body surface area (%TBSA) burn group

From: Weight changes and patterns of weight measurements in hospitalized burn patients: a contemporary analysis

  LOS ≥ 7 days (n = 197) %TBSA 1–19% (n = 149) %TBSA 20–39% (n = 27) %TBSA ≥ 40% (n = 21)
Gender (%)
 Female 27 30 19 19
 Male 73 70 81 81
Age, years (mean ± SD) 41 ± 20 42 ± 22 40 ± 18 41 ± 18
Race (%)
 White 66 62 78 72
 Black 28 32 15 14
 Asian 0 1 0 0
 Unknown 6 5 7 14
Ethnicity (%)
 Hispanic 21 21 19 29
 Non-Hispanic 72 73 78 57
 Unknown 7 6 3 14
%TBSA (median, [IQR]) 8 [4–17] 6 [2–10] 27 [22–35] 65 [60–80]
LOS, days (median, [IQR]) 11 [8–18.8] 9 [7–14] 18 [12–37] 63 [34–90]
  1. LOS length of stay, IQR interquartile range, SD standard deviation