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Table 3 Burn agents and mortality

From: Mortality analysis of burns in a developing country: a CAMEROONIAN experience

Burn Agent Survival (%) Death (%) Total (%) p-value
Water 94 (27.9) 12 (11.7) 106 (24.1) 0.001
Oil 22 (6.5) 2 (1.9) 24 (5.5) 0.031
Flame 97 (28.7) 69 (67.0) 166 (37.7) 0.001
Chemical 7 (2.1) 1 (0.9) 8 (1.8) 0.496
Electrical 102 (30.3) 15 (14.6) 117 (26.4) 0.001
Contact 15 (4.5) 4 (3.9) 19 (4.5) 0.033
Total 337 (76.6) 103 (23.4) 440 (100.0)