TABLE 2.

Distribution of Age, Gender, and Disposition for Seven Scald Injury Patterns

PatternAge, yn (%)*Gendern (%)*Dispositionn (%)*
1. Reached up and pulled down pot<189 (2.9)M1975 (64.44)Released1756 (57.31)
11423 (46.43)F1090 (35.56)Transferred667 (21.77)
2714 (23.3)Hospitalized635 (20.72)
3528 (17.23)Unknown6 (0.2)
4195 (6.36)
5116 (3.78)
    Pattern total (% grand total) 3065 (27.1)
2. Grabbed, overturned, or spilled pot onto self<1102 (3.5)M1659 (58.4)Released2148 (75.6)
11275 (44.9)F1183 (41.6)Transferred389 (13.7)
2626 (22.0)Hospitalized299 (10.5)
3294 (10.3)Unknown6 (0.2)
4474 (16.7)
569 (2.4)
    Pattern total (% grand total) 2842 (25.1)
3. Pot contents splashed onto child<1324 (13.27)M1378 (56.43)Released2099 (85.85)
1774 (31.7)F1064 (43.57)Transferred47 (1.92)
2474 (19.41)Hospitalized299 (12.23)
3326 (13.35)Unknown0 (0)
4271 (11.1)
5273 (11.18)
    Pattern total (% grand total) 2442 (21.6)
4. Collided with pot/person holding pot<10 (0)M543 (63.14)Released781 (90.81)
1144 (16.74)F317 (36.86)Transferred61 (7.09)
2206 (23.95)Hospitalized12 (1.4)
3106 (12.33)Unknown6 (0.7)
4121 (14.07)
5283 (32.91)
    Pattern total (% grand total) 860 (7.6)
5. Child put hand into pot<1211 (34.6)M267 (43.7)Released588 (96.4)
1264 (43.2)F344 (56.3)Transferred22 (3.6)
271 (11.6)Hospitalized0 (0)
338 (6.2)Unknown0 (0)
415 (2.5)
512 (2.0)
    Pattern total (% grand total) 610 (5.4)
6. Other<130 (4.0)M321 (42.4)Released529 (69.9)
1234 (31.0)F436 (57.6)Transferred174 (23.0)
2251 (33.1)Hospitalized53 (7.0)
369 (9.2)Unknown0 (0)
452 (6.9)
5120 (15.9)
    Pattern total (% grand total) 757 (6.7)
7. Unknown<155 (7.4)M473 (63.7)Released718 (96.6)
1261 (35.2)F270 (36.3)Transferred0 (0)
2197 (26.5)Hospitalized24 (3.2)
361 (8.2)Unknown0 (0)
4145 (19.5)
524 (3.2)
    Pattern total (% grand total) 743 (6.6)
  • * Differences are a result of rounding.

  • Grand total scalds: 11319