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Table 2 Type of Amputations among study participants

From: Incidence and determinants of diabetes-related lower limb amputations in Ghana, 2010–2015- a retrospective cohort study

Type of Amputation Total Number
(n = 78)
Males
(n = 62)
Females
(n = 16)
Major Amputations (n = 53)
 Right Above Knee Amputation 25 (32.0) 20 (25.6) 5 (6.4)
 Right below Knee Amputation 13 (16.7) 10 (12.8) 3 (3.8)
 Left Above Knee Amputation 4 (5.1) 3 (3.8) 1 (1.3)
 Left Below Knee Amputation 4 (5.1) 4 (6.5) 0 (0)
 Bilateral Above Knee Amputation 4 (5.1) 3 (3.8) 1 (1.3)
 Bilateral below Knee Amputation 3 (3.8) 3 (3.8) 0 (0)
Minor Amputations (n = 25)
 Right Digital Amputation 12 (15.3) 10 (12.8) 2 (2.6)
 Left digital amputation 8 (10.3) 5 (6.4) 3 (3.8)
 Bilateral Digital Amputation 5 (6.4) 4 (6.5) 1 (1.3)