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Table 1 Baseline demographics of the study participants. (n = 111)

From: Cross cultural adaptation and validation of burn specific health scale- brief in Nepali (BSHS-B-Np)

CharacteristicsFrequency (%)
Age in years, Mean (SD)28.9 ± 10.6
Gender
 Male47 (42.3%)
 Female64 (57.7%)
Education level
  < =10 standard73 (65.8%)
  > 10 standard38 (34.2%)
Time of injury (Months)39.9 ±  81.2
Site of burn
 Facial & head burn44 (39.6%)
 Upper limb86 (77.5%)
 Lower limb55 (49.5%)
 Trunk43 (38.7%)
 Breast27 (24.3%)
Thickness of burn
 Superficial3 (2.7%)
 Partial87 (78.4%)
 Full19 (17.1%)
 Deep2 (1.8%)
Length of Hospital stay
 14 days or less63 (56.8%)
 More than 14 days48 (43.2%)
Total Body Surface Area (%), mean ± SD)16.6 ± 8.3