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Table 1 Demographic characteristics of Medicare recipients who had periprosthetic fracture or no fracture in 20062008 following primary THR in 1995-1996

From: Prevalence and risk factors for periprosthetic fracture in older recipients of total hip replacement: a cohort study

Characteristic Status in 2006-2008
  Periprosthetic fracture (N = 215) No fracture (N = 31,443)
Age in 2006   
  75-80 (%) 81 (38%) 12,548 (40%)
  > 80 (%) 134 (62%) 18,895 (60%)
Sex   
  Female (%) 139 (65%) 20,887 (66%)
  Male (%) 76 (35%) 10,556 (34%)
Race   
  White (%) 208 (98%) 29,556 (95%)
  Non-white (%)* 5 (2%) 1,601 (5%)
Mean number of hospitalizations in 1995–2006 (range) 3.5 (0–20) 3.4 (0–43)
Mean number of hip or knee replacements after index THR and before 2006 0.49 (0–3) 0.38 (0–4)
  1. *296 missing race.