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Table 3 Baseline characteristics of sample (n = 92)

From: The Shoulder Function Index (SFInX): evaluation of its measurement properties in people recovering from a proximal humeral fracture

Characteristics no. (%) or Mean ± SD (range)
Participants 92 (100 %)
 men 13 (14 %)
 women 79 (86 %)
Age (years) 63.5 ± 13.9 (23–92)
Living situation  
 alone 23 (25 %)
 with spouse/family 69 (75 %)
EuroQoL  
 5D (0–1) 0.68 ± 0.18 (0.15-1.0)
 VAS (0–100) 76.5 ± 14.4 (30–100)
Time after fracture (weeks) 26.5 ± 15.1 (5–52)
 (¼ yearly distribution) 20, 30, 19, 23
Fracture side  
 Right 42 (46 %)
 Left 50 (54 %)
Fracture of dominant side  
 Yes 44 (48 %)
 No 48 (52 %)
Fracture management  
Conservative 74 (80 %)
Surgical ORIF 16 (17 %)
  Hemi 2 (2 %)
Fracture classifications no. (%) or fracture type (no.)
AO Classification A 53 (58 %)
1.1 (11), 1.2 (4), 1.3 (4)
2.1(13), 2.2(4), 2.3(9)
3.1 (2), 3.2 (4), 3.3 (2)
B 36 (39 %)
1.1 (23), 1.2 (1)
2.1 (5), 2.3 (6), 3.2 (1)
C 3 (3 %)
1.1 (1), 2.1 (1), 3.2 (1)
Neer Classification 2-part 55 (60 %)
2FD ant (4) 2GT (15)
2aSN (22), 2bSN (9), 2cSN (5)
3-part 35 (38 %)
3FD ant (2), 3GT (31), 3LT (2)
4-part 2 (2 %)
4-part (2)
Hertel Classification 1 (30), 2 (1), 3 (19), 7 (32)
8 (1), 9 (5), 10 (1), 12 (3)