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Table 2: Burn etiology by age-group

From: Characteristics of 985 pediatric burn patients in the south of Liaoning province of China

Age-group Scalding n (%) Flames n (%) Firecrackers n (%) Chemicals n (%) Electrical n (%) Others n (%) Total n (%)
Infant 604 (68.25) 5 (9.62) 1 (5.56) 3 (75.00) 0 (0.00) 9 (64.29) 622 (63.15)
Kindergarten 211 (23.84) 10 (19.23) 2 (11.11) 0 (0.00) 5 (41.67) 3 (21.43) 231 (23.45)
School age 70 (7.91) 37 (71.15) 15 (83.33) 1 (25.00) 7 (58.33) 2 (14.29) 132 (13.40)
Total 885 (89.85) 52 (5.28) 18 (1.83) 4 (0.41) 12 (1.22) 14 (1.42) 985 (100)
  1. Infant group, <3 year; Kindergarten group, 3–7 year; School-age group, 7–14 year