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Table 4: Demographics of patients with a burn size over 50% TBSA from 2003 to 2009

From: Characteristics of burn deaths from 2003 to 2009 in a burn center: A retrospective study

  Non-survivors (n=47) Survivors (n=99)
Male 41 (87.23%) 73 (73.74%)
Female 6 (12.77%) 26 (26.26%)
Age (years) 39.42±12.76 36.59±17.78
Scald 21 (44.68%) 20 (20.20%)
Flame burn 8 (17.02%) 58 (58.59%)
Thermal cement burn 9 (19.15%) 4 (4.04%)
Explode 8 (17.02%) 15 (15.15%)
Electrical burns 1 (2.13%) 2 (2.02%)
Mean total burn surface area 86.34 ± 14.80* 71.03 ± 13.61
Mean area of deep-partial thickness burn 31.11 ± 25.66 36.08 ± 20.54
Mean area of full-thickness burn 52.70 ± 32.49* 28.36 ± 24.47
Inhalation injury 33 (70.21%)* 52 (52.53%)
  1. *P < 0.05 non-survivors vs. survivors