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Table 3 Recuperation duration and amount of payment according to type of injuries and injured body sites

From: An overview of compensated work-related injuries among Korean firefighters from 2010 to 2015

Variable    Recuperation duration (days) Compensation (thousand won)
N % Mean Median Max Mean Median Max
All 2154 100 96.4 60 1183 358.8 19.3 14,889.8
Sprains and bruises 586 27.2 52.9 60 228 88.0 0 2386.9
Fractures 501 23.3 110.0 90 730 397.6 44.9 11,416.0
Ligament injury and dislocations 421 19.5 101.3 69 1183 527.8 52.9 6429.9
Nerve injury 177 8.2 90.9 60 816 544.5 90.4 6407.1
Laceration or injury from bite 115 5.3 68.6 60 236 106.9 9.7 1733.9
Muscle injury 99 4.6 82.7 60 366 294.3 16.6 3096.0
Burns 94 4.4 89.3 60 383 626.0 67.5 14,889.8
Amputations 12 0.6 86.2 61 180 186.0 0 2094.2
Poisoning 8 0.4 64.9 60 99 110.0 23.5 450.7
Hearing loss 8 0.4 112.6 60 464 121.7 0 551.9
Visual impairment 4 0.2 46.8 60 60 4.7 0 18.7
Frostbite 1 0.0 60.0 60 60 0 0 0
Others 128 5.9 278.8 92 883 773.8 14.9 11,343.6
Upper and lower back 544 25.3 73.7 60 816 296.2 17.9 7965.7
Upper leg and knee 368 17.1 94.0 63 1183 477.0 30.1 6429.9
Lower leg and foot 267 12.4 98.6 78 726 416.7 64.2 11,416.0
Head 262 12.2 103.0 60 883 265.5 0 14,889.8
Forearm and hand 219 10.2 89.7 60 366 223.6 30.8 4139.6
Shoulder 128 5.9 82.9 60 309 436.2 10.1 3702.2
Trunk 107 5.0 100.1 60 383 389.0 0 4980.0
Neck 79 3.7 65.9 60 263 79.5 0 1283.2
Arm 68 3.2 99.1 72 320 367.5 36.3 8105.7
Others 112 5.2 239.3 90 730 693.0 13.8 11,343.6