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Table 2 Differences in place and cause of fracture between neck and trochanteric fractures in each age group

From: Urban versus rural differences in the occurrence of hip fractures in Japan’s Kyoto prefecture during 2008–2010: a comparison of femoral neck and trochanteric fractures

Age group, y 65–74 74–84 ≥85
  Neck fracture Trochanteric fracture Neck fracture Trochanteric fracture Neck fracture Trochanteric fracture
No. of hip fractures 209 137 589 577 548 892
Neck-to-trochanteric fracture ratio 1.53 1.02 0.61
Place of injury, n (%)       
  Indoors 113 (54.1) 78 (56.9) 380 (64.5) 405 (70.2) 428 (78.1) 700 (78.5)
  Outdoors 83 (39.7) 57 (41.6) 166 (28.2) 150 (26.0) 73 (13.3) 155 (17.4)
  Not indicated 13 (6.2) 2 (1.5) 43 (7.3) 22 (3.8) 47 (8.6) 37 (4.1)
Cause of injury, n (%)       
  In bed 1 (0.5) 1 (0.7) 5 (0.8) 2 (0.3) 9 (1.6) 6 (0.7)
  Simple fall 138 (66.0) 99 (72.3) 450 (76.4) 465 (80.6) 406 (74.1) 743 (83.3)
  Fall on stairs 11 (5.3) 3 (2.2) 23 (3.9) 27 (4.7) 20 (3.6) 31 (3.5)
  Traffic accident 34 (16.3) 28 (20.4) 45 (7.6) 44 (7.6) 24 (4.4) 38 (4.3)
  Could not be recalled 4 (1.9) 0 (0.0) 4 (0.7) 4 (0.7) 10 (1.8) 12 (1.3)
  Unknown* 21 (10.0) 6 (4.4) 62 (10.5) 35 (6.1) 79 (14.4) 62 (7.0)
  1. *Not-indicated cases are included.
  2. Note: Totals do not always sum to 100% due to rounding to the first decimal place.