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Table 2 Gender differences in burn statistics.

From: Using ordinal logistic regression to evaluate the performance of laser-Doppler predictions of burn-healing time

  Male Female
Mean Age 33.4 32.0
Mean %TBSA 9.2 8.5
Burn cause   
Scald 49.7% 50.3%
Flame 61.1% 38.9 %
Chemical 100.0% 0.0%
Flash 100.0% 0.0%
Electrical 100.0% 0.0%
Contact 81.8% 18.2%
Healing time   
< 14 days healing 69% 31%
14–21 days healing 47% 53%
> 21 days healing 39% 61%
  1. The unit of observation is individuals for age and %TBSA, otherwise it is burn area. 36% of the burn patients were female.