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Table 1 Burn characteristics by total body surface area (TBSA) groups

From: Clinical and demographic features of pediatric burns in the eastern provinces of Turkey

  0-15% 15-30% >30% Total patients
Hospitalisation time 14.5 ± 11.5 day 23.8 ± 13.7 day 33.8 ± 17.5 day 235 (100%)
Etiology of burn injury    
Scalding 128 (54.5%) 29 (12.3%) 3 (1.3%) 160 (68.1%)
Tandir 25 (10.6%) 7 (3.0%) 5 (2.1%) 37 (15.7%)
Cokelek 6 (2.6%) 5 (2.1%) 6 (2.6%) 17 (7.3%)
Flame 8 (3.4%) 3 (1.3%) 2 (0.8%) 13 (5.5%)
Electrical 3 (1.3%) 2 (0.8%) 0 (0%) 5 (2.1%)
Contact 3 (1.3%) 0 (0%) 0 (0%) 3 (1.3%)
Monthly distribution of admissions to the hospital  
January 13 (5.6%) 3 (1.3%) 1 (0.4%) 17 (7.3%)
February 13 (5.6%) 4 (1.7%) 0 (0.4%) 17 (7.3%)
March 7 (3.0%) 3 (1.3%) 0 (0%) 10 (4.3%)
April 9 (3.8%) 2 (0.8%) 0 (0%) 11 (4.6%)
May 12 (5.1%) 7 (3.0%) 1 (0.4%) 20 (8.5%)
June 20 (8.5%) 3 (1.3%) 6 (2.6%) 29 (12.4%)
July 20 (8.5%) 9 (3.9%) 3 (1.3%) 32 (13.7%)
August 26 (11.1%) 3 (1.3%) 1 (0.4%) 30 (12.8%)
September 10 (4.3%) 2 (0.8%) 0 (0%) 12 (5.1%)
October 9 (3.8%) 5 (2.1%) 2 (0.8%) 16 (6.7%)
November 15 (6.4%) 4 (1.7%) 1 (0.4%) 20 (8.5%)
December 19 (8.0%) 1 (0.4%) 1 (0.4%) 21 (8.8%)
Socioeconomic status of patients family   
Group 1 48 (20.4%) 18 (7.7%) 12 (5.1%) 78 (33.2%)
Group 2 119 (50.6%) 26 (11.1%) 4 (1.7%) 149 (63.4%)
Group 3 6 (2.6%) 2 (0.8%) 0 (0%) 8 (3.4%)
  1. Group 1: family earning less than 400 dollars per month, Group 2: family earning 400-800 dollars per month, Group 2: family earning over 800 dollars per month; TBSA: total body surface area