TABLE 1

Distribution of TBSA and Burn Depth for Burn Injury Hospital Admissions for Children Younger Than 5 Years Grouped According to Gender and LOS in Western Australia, 1983–2008

TBSAHospital AdmissionsLOS, Median (IQR), d
Male, n (%)Female, n (%)Total, n (%)a
<10%1461 (90.2)979 (90.0)2440 (90.1)4 (1–9)
10%–19%117 (7.2)85 (7.8)202 (7.5)14 (7–20)
20%–49%34 (2.1)20 (1.8)54 (2.0)20.5 (8–40)
>50%7 (0.4)4 (0.4)11 (0.4)12 (1–72)
Total1619 (59.8)1088 (40.2)2707 (100)
  • a TBSA supplementary code available for 2707 of 5398 admissions for burn injury.