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Table 5 Severity and war-related disability according to age, sex, and residence

From: The burden of war-injury in the Palestinian health care sector in Gaza Strip

  Severity of injury War-related disability
Mild Moderate Severe Sig. Without disability (no) With disability (yes) P-value
Age n  
 0–19 years 132 71 (36.0%) 28 (25.7%) 33 (28.9%) .064 104 (33.3%) 28 (25.9%) .070
 20–39 years 208 85 (43.1%) 55 (50.5%) 68 (59.6%) 143 (45.8%) 65 (60.2%)
 40–59 years 65 33 (16.8%) 21 (19.3%) 11 (9.6%) 52 (16.7%) 13 (12.0%)
 60+ years 15 8 (4.1%) 5 (4.6%) 2 (1.85) 13 (4.2%) 2 (1.9%)
Sex n  
 Female 103 60 (30.5%) 25 (22.9%) 18 (15.8%) .014 88 (28.2%) 15 (13.9%) .002
 Male 317 137 (69.5%) 84 (77.1%) 96 (84.2%) 224 (71.8%) 93 (86.1%)
Governorate n  
 North Gaza 120 67 (34.0%) 33 (30.3%) 20 (17.5%) .000 101 (32.4%) 19 (17.6%) .009
 Gaza city 140 62 (31.5%) 27 (24.8%) 51 (44.7%) 99 (31.7%) 41 (38.0%)
 Middle Gaza 62 24 (12.2%) 16 (14.7%) 22 (19.3%) 41 (13.1%) 21 (19.4%)
 Khanyounis 61 29 (14.7%) 15 (13.8%) 17 (14.9%) 40 (12.8%) 21 (19.4%)
 Rafah 37 15 (7.6%) 18 (16.5%) 4 (3.5%) 31 (9.9%) 6 (5.6%)