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Factors Associating Major Burn in Chemical Injury Patients due to Industrial Place Incident : A Retrospective study
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Factors Associating Major Burn in Chemical Injury Patients due to Industrial Place Incident : A Retrospective study
Shin, Hee-Jun; Oh, Se-Kwang; Lee, Han-You;
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This study examined the intensity of the association of factors affecting major burns by statistical analysis for patients injured by the release of chemical hazards. A total of 446 patients were evaluated as chemical injury patients, who had visited the emergency room from 1/Jan/2010 to 31/Dec/2014. The major burn was used as a dependent variable representing the severity of chemical injury. A chi-square test (CST) and binary logistic regression test (BLRA) were used as the statistical analysis method for determining the association between major burns and the independent variables. In CST, female and their presence at an incident scene, multiple site injury were associated with major burn (p<0.05). In BLRA, the presence at an incident scene and spills (comparing explosion), discharge (comparing admission) were associated with major burns (p<0.05). In this study, the presence at an incident scene was the most significant factor concerning major burns. Furthermore, gender and injury number, exposure mechanism (spill comparing explosion), and disposition (discharge comparing admission) were also associated with major burns.
Chemical Hazard Release;Statistical Factor Analysis;Burns;Injuries;Association;
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