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Table 2 Discharge (hazard) ratio to Burns Injury Cause

From: Factors contributing to longer length of stay in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children hospitalised for burn injury

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Children
Discharge Ratio: Stage 2
Injury Cause
Stage 3
Injury Severity
Stage 4
Treatment
Primary Burn Cause
 Scald Reference Reference Reference
 Contact 0.9 (0.7–1.0) 1.0 (0.8–1.2) 1.0 (0.8–1.2)
 Flame 1.6 (1.3–2.0) 1.3 (1.0–1.6) 1.3 (1.0–1.6)
 Other 1.0 (0.7–1.3) 1.0 (0.7–1.4) 1.1 (0.8–1.5)
Other Australian Children
Primary Burn Cause
  Scald Reference Reference Reference
  Contact 0.7 (0.7–0.8) 0.8 (0.8–0.9) 0.9 (0.8–1.0)
  Flame 1.6 (1.5–1.8) 1.1 (1.0–1.2) 1.1 (1.0–1.2)
  Other 0.8 (0.7–0.9) 0.9 (0.8–0.9) 1.0 (0.9–1.0)
  1. Other: electrical, chemical, no cause recorded