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Table 3 Profile of all new surgical patients managed at the MSF field hospital in Jabal al-Akrad, Syria (5th September 2012-1st January 2014)

From: Providing surgery in a war-torn context: the Médecins Sans Frontières experience in Syria

Variable n (%)
Total 578
Sex  
Female 250 (43)
Male 328 (57)
Age (years)  
0–14 50 (9)
15–29 332 (57)
30–44 145 (25)
≥45 51 (9)
Median [IQR] 25 (21–32)
ASA score  
1 483 (84)
2 69 (12)
3 19 (3)
4 6 (1)
5 1 (0.2)
Surgical indication  
Violent trauma 254 (44)
Obstetric emergencies 191 (33)
Accidental trauma 59 (10)
Non-traumatic and non-obstetric pathologies 74 (13)
  1. IQR Interquartile range, ASA American Society of Anaesthesiologists