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Table 6 Association between mechanism of injury and death

From: Injury patterns and causes of death in 953 patients with penetrating abdominal war wounds in a civilian independent non-governmental organization hospital in Lashkargah, Afghanistan

Mechanism of injuryAliveDiedχ2P
N%N%
Bullet (n = 589)50285.28714.819.39< 0.001
Shell (n = 246)21788.52811.4
Stab (n = 97)9798.911.1
Mine (n = 21)1571.4628.6
Patients (n = 953)83187.212212.8