TABLE 1.

Distribution of Age, Gender, and Disposition for Scalds and Thermal Burns

Estimated No. of Cases*
Scald, %Thermal Burn, %Total, %
Age, y
    <1812 (7.2)1239 (20.9)2051 (11.9)
    14376 (38.7)1466 (24.8)5842 (33.9)
    22538 (22.4)1252 (21.2)3790 (22.0)
    31422 (12.6)734 (12.4)2156 (12.5)
    41273 (11.2)762 (12.9)2035 (11.8)
    5897 (7.9)464 (7.8)1361 (7.9)
    Total11 318 (100)5917 (100)17 235 (100)
Gender
    Male6615 (58.4)3236 (54.7)9851 (57.2)
    Female4704 (41.6)2676 (45.3)7380 (42.8)
    Not reported0 (0)6 (0.1)6 (0.03)
    Total11 319 (100)5918 (100)17 237(100)
Disposition
    Treated and released8619 (76.1)5913 (99.9)14 532 (84.3)
    Treated and transferred1360 (12.0)0 (0)1360 (7.9)
    Admitted1322 (11.7)5 (0.1)1327 (7.7)
    Not reported18 (0.2)0 (0)18 (0.1)
    Total11 319 (100)5918 (100)17 237 (100)
  • * Differences are a result of rounding.