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Table 1 Patient demographics and comparison between survivors and non-survivors in a Malaysian burns intensive care unit

From: Survival analysis and mortality predictors of hospitalized severe burn victims in a Malaysian burns intensive care unit

Variable All episodes, n (%) Survivor, n (%) Non-survivor, n (%)
(n = 393) (n = 345) (n = 48)
Agea (years) 35.6 (±15.7) 35.1 (±15.6) 39.7 (±15.9)
Age group (years)
 ≤ 18 34 (8.7) 32 (9.3) 2 (4.2)
 19–49 287 (73.0) 254 (73.6) 33 (68.8)
 50–64 48 (12.2) 40 (11.6) 8 (16.7)
 65–74 15 (3.8) 11 (3.2) 4 (8.3)
 ≥ 75 9 (2.3) 8 (2.3) 1 (2.1)
Gender
 Male 290 (73.8) 254 (73.6) 36 (75.0)
 Female 103 (26.2) 91 (26.4) 12 (25.0)
Race
 Malay 183 (46.6) 165 (47.8) 18 (37.5)
 Chinese 85 (21.6) 73 (21.2) 12 (25.0)
 Indian 34 (8.7) 27 (7.8) 7 (14.6)
 Others 91 (23.2) 80 (23.2) 11 (22.9)
LOSa (days) 9 (3.0–20.0) 9 (3.0–20.0) 9 (6.0–20.3)
% TBSAa 18.8 (±19.5) 14.7 (±13.9) 48.7 (±26.9)
% TBSA group
 0 – 10% 160 (40.7) 156 (45.2) 4 (8.3)
 10 – 20% 104 (26.5) 101 (29.3) 3 (6.3)
 20 – 30% 51 (13.0) 46 (13.3) 5 (10.4)
 30 – 40% 22 (5.6) 17 (4.9) 5 (10.4)
 ≥ 40% 56 (14.2) 25 (7.2) 31 (64.6)
Degree of burn
 Partial-thickness 342 (87.0) 306 (88.7) 36 (75.0)
 Full-thickness 216 (55.0) 179 (51.9) 37 (77.1)
Inhalation injury 98 (24.9) 61 (17.7) 37 (77.1)
SIRS at presentation 169 (43.0) 131 (38.0) 38 (79.2)
Ventilation 93 (23.7) 46 (13.3) 47 (97.9)
Ventilation perioda (days) 10 (4.5–14.0) 10 (5.0–16.0) 10 (4.0–13.0)
  1. LOS length of stay, % TBSA percentage total body surface area, SIRS systemic inflammatory response syndrome
  2. aMean ± standard deviation (SD) or median with the corresponding first and third quartiles (Q1–Q3)