Aim–To study the epidemiology of burn injuries in a tertiary care teaching hospital. Materials and methods-This study included 100 patients treated for burn injuries by the Department of plastic surgery. The patients were interviewed when they visited the hospital for follow-up. Results-The largest age group was 40-49 years(46%).The smallest age group was 18-29 years(10%).Male respondents constituted 63% of the sample.Female respondents constituted 37% of the sample.60% of respondents had secured a tertiary level of education.10% of respondents were illiterate.31% of respondents were unemployed;17% were housewives.47% of respondents were single;53% of respondents were married.50% of respondents took less than 1 month’s time to get back to work;5% of respondents took more than 6 months to get back to work.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology|
|Publication status||Published - 01-10-2018|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pathology and Forensic Medicine
- Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis