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Table 1 Socio-demographic characteristics of adults admitted to Hospital Central de Maputo for trauma related injuries, June–September, 2010

From: Analysis of trauma admission data at an urban hospital in Maputo, Mozambique

  Male Female Total P value
n = 324 (%) n = 117 (%) n = 441 (%)
Agea 28 (23–35) 29 (24–44) 28 (23–37) 0.09
 18–19 13.6 12.8 13.4 0.008
 20–29 40.7 38.5 40.1  
 30–39 27.8 19.7 25.6  
 40–49 10.8 10.3 10.7  
 >50 7.1 18.8 10.2  
Marital status     <0.0001
 Single 56.2 44.4 53.1  
 Married 39.5 44.4 40.8  
 Divorced 0.6 2.6 1.1  
 Widowed 0.9 5.1 2.0  
 No response 2.8 3.4 2.9  
Occupation     <0.001
 Student 16.7 13.7 15.9  
 Domestic worker 3.7 48.7 15.6  
 Public servant 11.4 7.7 10.4  
 Private sector employee 23.1 9.4 19.5  
 Day laborer 20.1 6.0 16.3  
 Business owner 1.5 1.7 1.6  
 Agriculture 1.9 0.0 1.4  
 Retired 0.9 1.7 1.1  
 Unemployed 12.0 4.3 10.0  
 No response 8.6 6.8 8.2  
  1. aContinuous variables are listed as median (interquartile range)