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Table 2. Analysis of conditions and injures found among the refugees from the total number of patients: 4516/22234 (20.3%).

From: Health status of rescued people by the NGO Open Arms in response to the refugee crisis in the Mediterranean Sea

Symptoms/Suspected diagnosesNumber (%)
Infectious diseases1899 (42%)
Scabies1817
Respiratory infection12
Suspected infectious diarrhea13
Pyelonephritis1
Suspected TB8
Conjunctivitis5
Otitis2
Cutaneous infections19
Odontogenic infection9
Septic shock1
Acute febril illness21
Hypothermia262 (5.8%)
Heat stroke1 (0.02%)
Drowning1 (0.02%)
Dehydration61 (1.3%)
Complication from chronic diseases33 (0.7%)
Renal disease3
Schizophrenia3
Heart disease5
Deaf2
Diabetic ketoacidosis5
Asthma15
Acute injuries135 (3%)
Trauma28
Bullet wound6
Bladed weapon wound36
Chemical burns58
Other burns4
Bites2
Lower limb amputation1
Gynecological problems15 (0.3%)
Suspected abortion2
Recent birth2
Endometritis2
Umbilical cord infection1
Labor contractions4
Birth on board1
Gravidic hyperemesis1
Vaginal ulcer2
Other conditions2100 (46.5%)
Sea sickness1994
Posttraumatic stress45
Hernias6
Hematemesis6
Severe malnutrition4
Hypoglycemic coma20
Gasoline vapors inhalation3
Other22