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Table 2 Characteristics of interviewed victims, types of injury and the consequences for health and life

From: Physical rehabilitation in the context of a landslide that occurred in Brazil

VictimSexAgePhysical injury and injury mechanismPrivate healthcare planReceived rehabilitation assistanceHad a job before the disaster in 2011Had a job in 2015
Case 1F40’s - 50’sThe house collapsed but she was not buried. Inhaled a lot of dust at the moment of the landslides.NoNoYesNo
Case 2F40’s- 50’sThe house collapsed and her body was dragged. Suffered a fracture on the forearm and an open fracture on the leg.YesYesYesNo
Case 3F40’s- 50’sThe house collapsed. She was buried, fractured the left arm and amputated the right leg.NoYesYesNo
Case 4F60’s- 70’sDid not suffer direct physical injury. Chronic pains aggravated by stress after the disaster.No aYesNoNo
Case 5F50’s- 60’sThe house collapsed. She was buried and fractured the right arm in two points.NoYesYesYes
Case 6F30’s- 40’sThe house collapsed. She was buried, suffered a fracture on the pelvis and femur.NoYesYesYes
Case 7F60’s- 70’sThe house collapsed. She was stuck under a slab and managed to get out by herself. Dislocated the clavicle in the effort.NoYesNoNo
Case 8F20’s- 30’sThe house collapsed. She was buried and suffered fractures on both feet.NoYesYesNo
Case 9M40’s- 50’sDid not suffer direct physical injury. Chronic pains and symptoms such as systemic hypertension, irritable bowel syndrome and gastritis manifested after the disaster.No aYesYesYes
Case 10M30’s- 40’sWas buried up to his chest. Suffered excoriations, muscle hernia on the left leg, fissured the rib and sprained an ankle.No aYesYesYes
Case 11M50’s- 60’sFell in a hole on the street and suffered a fracture on the right forearm.NoYesYesNo
  1. Source: Designed by the author from the data collected on fieldwork. aHired later