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Table 1 Distribution of severity of burns and frequencies of surgery

From: Trends in microbial profile of burn patients following an event of dust explosion at a tertiary medical center

VariablesNumber (n = 37)Percentage (%)
Number of total body surface area (%) (mean ± SD; range)46.1 ± 29.15–92
 < 10616.2
 10–19410.8
 20–2925.4
 30–3912.7
 40–49513.5
 50–59616.2
 60–6938.1
 70–79410.8
 80–8925.4
 > 90410.8
Number of third -degree burn severity (%)  
 < 1038.1
 10–1912.7
 20–2938.1
 30–3912.7
 40–4938.1
 50–59410.8
 60–69410.8
 70–7938.1
 80–8912.7
 > 90410.8
Main site of the third -degree burn
 30–50% burn of upper limb, except wrist and hand1848.6
 30–50% burn of lower limbs1848.6
 30–50% burn of trunk1540.5
 30–50% burn of face, head, and neck1027.0
 20–50% burn of wrists and hands410.8
 30–50% burn of multiple specified sites410.8
 Unspecified degree1027.0
Number of surgeries
 0513.5
 1718.9
 2513.5
 3718.9
 4410.8
 538.1
 612.7
Number of various surgical procedures
 1410.8
 212.7
 425.4
 525.4
 638.1
 7410.8
 825.4
 912.7
 > 10821.6
Main types of surgery (n = 142)
 Operations on skin and subcutaneous tissue9466.2
 Operations on muscle, tendon, and fascia of hand1812.7
 Other operations on vessels117.7
Time spent of first surgery (mean ± SD; range) (minutes)58.5 ± 40.75–215
Time spent of surgery during the 7 days before healthcare-associated infection (mean ± SD; range) (minutes)76.3 ± 57.38–269