Table 4

Incidence, sex, age, TBSA burnt and mortality in intentional self-harm burns

Year

Country

Sample

Incidence

Sex %

Age

TBSA mean

Mortality %

/100,000


Male

Female

Range

Mean (median)


1997

Egypt[73]

23

-

9

91

14-55

23.0

45

74.0

2002

Iran[74]

318

8.2

17

83

-

27.0

63

79.0

2003

Iran[75]

110

-

100

-

14-68

26.9(25)

76

77.0

2004

Iran[61]

412

12.5

1

99

15-72

25.5

66

79.6

2005

Iran[62]

35*

-

-

100

15-35

24.0

-

-

2005

Iran[76]

98

7.7

24

77

11-68

27.0

63

76.0

2006

Iran[60]

358

6.5

26

74

-

-

-

65.5

2006

Iran[16]

54

18.1**

18

82

13-19

16.8

70

58.0

2006

Iran[51]

117

4.9

22

78

-

28.0

63

77.8

2007

Iran[77]

89

2.9

21

79

13-62

26.0(24)

63

56.0

2007

Iran[59]

37

2.1*

19

81

14-50

24.9

-


* Only deaths included in this study but rate is for self-harm burns

** Only Adolescents aged 13-19 years

Othman and Kendrick BMC Public Health 2010 10:83   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-10-83

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