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Table 1 Background characteristics

From: Epidemiology of injuries presenting to the accident centre of Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana

Variable Number Percent
Sex
 Male 12,116 67.8
 Female 5,744 32.2
Age
  < 18 11,678 65.4
 18–65 5,883 32.9
  > 65 299 1.7
Referral
 Referred 2,322 13.0
 Not referred 15,538 87.0
Mode of entrya
 Walk-in 11,820 66.3
 Carried 2,840 15.9
 Ambulance 3,175 17.8
Outcome
 Treated and Discharged 12,262 68.7
 Admitted 5,416 30.3
 Died 182 1.0
  1. a Documented in 17,835 patients