TABLE 4.

Body Part Injured by Type of Burn

Estimated No. of Cases
Scald, %Thermal Burn, %Total, %
Head/neck2249 (19.9)583 (9.9)2832 (16.4)
Upper torso2864 (25.3)330 (5.6)3194 (18.5)
Lower torso838 (7.4)31 (0.5)869 (5.0)
Upper limb2731 (24.1)4626 (78.2)7357 (42.7)
Lower limb1529 (13.5)347 (5.9)1876 (10.9)
25% or more978 (8.6)0 (0)978 (5.7)
Not reported130 (1.1)0 (0)130 (0.8)
Total11 319 (100)5917 (100)17 236 (100)