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Table 2 clinical related factors among Burn Victim Children Admitted to South Gondar Zone Government Hospitals, Ethiopia, from 2015 to 2019(n = 343)

From: Magnitude of mortality and its associated factors among Burn victim children admitted to South Gondar zone government hospitals, Ethiopia, from 2015 to 2019

Variable Category Frequency Percent(%)
Cause of burn Scald burn 238 69.4
Flame burn 84 24.5
Electrical burn 17 4.96
Chemical burn 4 1.17
Intention of injury Accidental 335 97.7
  Homicidal 4 1.2
  Suicidal 4 1.2
  Total 343 100.0
Place of burn injury Home 319 93.0
  Outside home 24 7.0
  Total 343 100.0
TBSA < 20% 278 81.0
> 20% area 65 19.0
Total 343 100.0
Depth first degree 42 12.2
second degree 268 78.1
third degree 33 9.6
Total 343 100.0
Duration before hospital arrival Early 279 81.3
Late presentation 64 18.7
Total 343 100.0
Season of injury Spring 114 33.2
  Summer 109 31.8
  Winter 61 17.8
  Autumn 59 17.2
  Total 343 100.0
Clinical condition at admission Poor 34 9.9
Good 309 90.1
Total 343 100
Infection at wound site Yes 252 73.5
  No 91 26.5
  Total 343 100
Length of hospital stay < 5 days 95 27.7
5-10 days 134 39.1
  11-15 days 76 22.2
  16-20 days 34 9.9
  21-26 days 4 1.2
  Total 343 100.0