Cases with defence wounds Cases without defence wounds
Smell present Smell absent Total Smell present Smell absent Total
16 (17.6%) 75 (82.4%) 91 (44.4%) 30 (26.3%) 84 (73.7%) 114 (55.6%)
Out of 205 cases, defence wound was seen in 91 (44.4%) cases, while 114 cases do not show any signs of defence wound. In 82.4% cases with defence wound alcohol had not been consumed. In 26.3% cases without defence wound, alcohol had been consumed.
Table 8: Correlation of Defence wounds and smell of alcohol to gastric contents.