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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the intervention and control group

From: The development of a comprehensive multidisciplinary care pathway for patients with a hip fracture: design and results of a clinical trial

  Intervention group Control group p
Number 256 145 n.a.
Women (%) 174 (68) 104 (72) 0.84b
Mean age, years (SD) 78 (9) 80 (10) 0.22a
Living in nursing home (%) 27 (11) 15 (10) 0.87b
Median ASA classification (IQR) 3 (2–3) 3 (2–3) 0.52b
Fracture type (%)    
  Femoral neck 142 (55) 83 (57) 0.57b
  Trochanteric 114 (45) 62 (43)  
  1. Abbreviations: n.a: not applicable; SD: standard deviatiation; IQR: interquartile range.
  2. aindependent sample t-test; bChi-squared test (Phi test).