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Table 3 Distribution of patients according to age, gender and fracture segment (proximal humerus, diaphyseal humerus and distal humerus) as defined by gold standard classification

From: Validity of humerus fracture classification in the Swedish fracture register

  Women Men Total
Median age (range) 71 (19–102)
n = 81
50 (16–92)
n = 35
67,5 (16–102)
n = 116
Median age (range) among proximal humeral fractures (AO/OTA 11XX) 71 (19–102)
n = 67
58,5 (17–92)
n = 22
69 (17–102)
n = 89
Median age (range) among diaphyseal humeral fractures (AO/OTA 12XX) 82 (30–90)
n = 8
34,5 (18–72)
n = 8
54,5 (18–90)
n = 16
Median age (range) among distal humeral fractures (AO/OTA 13XX) 67 (48–93)
n = 6
37 (16–82)
n = 5
60 (16–93)
n = 11