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Table 1 Characteristics of study patients

From: Pain assessment and management of trauma patients in an emergency department of a tertiary hospital in Tanzania

Demographics Number Percentage
(N) (%)
Sex
 Male 227 73
 Female 84 27
Age group
 18–30 years 139 44.7
 31–45 years 106 34.1
 46–60 years 43 13.8
 > 60 years 23 7.4
Referral status
 Referred 217 69.7
 Self-referral 94 30.2
NRS pain score
 Mild (1–3) 154 49.5
 Moderate (4–6) 68 21.8
 Severe (7–10) 89 28.7
Mechanism of injury
 Motor vehicle crash 185 59.5
 Fall 63 20.3
 Assault 37 11.9
 Burn 9 2.9
 Gunshot wound 8 2.6
 Animal bite 7 2.3
 Stab wound 2 0.6