|Title:||Epidemiological and sociocultural study of burn patients in Alexandria, Egypt|
|Authors:||Attia, Ashraf F.|
Sherif, Aida A.
Mandil, Ahmed M.
Massoud, M. Nabil
Abou Nazel, Mervat W.
Arafa, Moustafa A.
|Abstract:||All burn cases admitted to the burns unit of Alexandria Main University Hospital over a period of one year were investigated. Burns were found to occur in younger age groups. There was an almost equal distribution of cases by sex, but when stratified by age, more females were found in most age groups. Most burns were domestic, with cooking being the most prevalent activity. Flame was the most common agent. Death occurred in about one-third of cases; when using logistic regression analysis, the outcome of the burn injury was significantly associated with age, sex, total surface area burnt and degree and depth of the burn|
Data Interpretation, Statistical
|Appears in Collections:||EMRO Journal Articles (EMHJ)|
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