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Table 2 Characteristics of the study population

From: Physical activity and sedentary behavior following pediatric burns – a preliminary investigation using objective activity monitoring

Parameter Boys (n = 12) Girls (n = 8) p-valueb
Mean SD Range Mean SD Range (Boys vs Girls)
Age (years) 10.8 3.7 6–17 9.6 2.7 6–14 .4424
%TBSA burned 18.3 8.4 10–37 13.5 2.8 10–17 .1391
 full thickness burns (8/12)    (5/8)    
 lower extremity involved (11/12)    (5/8)    
 inhalation injury (0/12)    (0/8)    
Surgeries (#)a 1   0–7 1   0–2  
Time post burn (years) 3.0 1.4 1–5 3.0 0.7 1–4 > .99
Length of stay (days) 25.8 7.9 18–42 27.3 11.8 16–55 .7362
  1. Abbreviations: %TBSA percentage of total body surface area, # number, amode instead of mean ± SD. b independent sample T-tests