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Table 2 Mechanism of injury for patients treated at ICRC’s hospitals in Peshawar and Goma

From: Predicting surgical resource consumption and in-hospital mortality in resource-scarce conflict settings: a retrospective study

Mechanism Peshawar
Total = 657
n (% of total)
Goma
Total = 177
n (% of total)
P value
Gunshot 357 (54.3) 156 (88.1) < 0.001
Bomb, shell, fragment 266 (40.5) 17 (9.6) < 0.001
Anti-personnel mine 31 (4.7) 0 0.001
Arme blanche 1 (0.2) 3 (1.7) 0.031
Other 2 (0.3) 0  
Unknown 0 1 (0.6)