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Table 1 Characteristics of patients in the emergency department who were admitted to Nap Kenbe Hospital, Haiti, or to Kunduz Hospital, Afganistan

From: The modified south African triage scale system for mortality prediction in resource-constrained emergency surgical centers: a retrospective cohort study

  Nap Kenbe Hospital, Haiti Kunduz Hospital, Afganistan
Age (median) 27 20
Gender (Male) 75% 83%
Reason for admission
 Burns 6 (0.1%) 1 (0.05%)
 Traffic and road accidents 3070 (40%) 601 (28.22%)
 Assault 74 (1%) 39 (1.83%)
 Gunshot wound 991 (13%) 443 (20.8%)
 Knife wound 510 (7%) 39 (1.83%)
 Blast 0 294 (13.80%)
 Mine 0 23 (1.08%)
 Torture 41 (1%) 0
 Other trauma (work, sport, and domestic accidents, etc.) 2356 (31%) 690 (32.39%)
 Non-trauma (peritonitis, obstruction, etc.) 551 (7%) 0
 Other (rare causes) 19 (0.2%) 0
Total admissions 7618 2130
SATS category
 Red 617 (8%) 563 (26%)
 Orange 3106 (41%) 1087 (51%)
 Yellow 3601 (47%) 466 (21%)
 Green 294 (4%) 4 (0.2%)
Mortality 2.2% 4.9%