TABLE 3

Quality Summary Scores of the 28 Retrospective Studies Included

Ref No.Data Included in Article
Percentage of Patients With Burn Injury Who Were <15 y OldGenderAgeResidential AreaPlace of InjuryDistribution of MonthsDistribution of TimeCauses of BurnAnatomical Sites of BurnSeverity of BurnMortality and Cause of DeathTotal ScoreGrade
33320020303117B
43313320303324B
5032000030019C
60323300303118B
73323000300014C
83310010300112C
90310000333215C
103330330303021B
113300330300015C
120320000333317B
13000000030003D
143320301313221B
153333020303323B
163303020333121B
173310010303115C
180320300320114C
190310310300314C
203323032300120B
213313330333025A
223310020303116C
230323010300214C
243320010300113C
250310000310311C
263320010320317B
273330300300318B
283310000300111C
293320010303318B
303313301300118B
  • Of the 28 studies, only 1 was level A, 13 were level B, 13 were level C, and only 1 was level D. The percentages were 3.57%, 46.43, 46.43%, and 3.57%, respectively.