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Table 1 Demographics of both groups

From: Influence of age on results following surgery for displaced acetabular fractures in the elderly

Variable Young-old group
(n = 28)
Old-old group
(n = 25)
Mean age (years) 67.8 ± 4.1 (60–74) 78.5 ± 3.5 (75–90)
Sex ratio (male:female) 25: 3 19: 6
Mean BMI (kg/m2) 22.3 ± 2.8 (17.9–25.5) 22.3 ± 2.1 (21.3–24.8)
Comorbidity (n)
 Hypertension 15 18
 Anemia 6 9
 Cardiopathy 2 4
 Diabetes mellitus 3 2
 Pulmonary 1 4
 Cerebrovascular accident 1 3
Fracture types
 Associated both column 9 9
 T-shaped 6 3
 Transverse + posterior wall 5 2
 Anterior column 1 4
 Posterior wall 3 2
 Anterior wall 0 4
 Transverse 2 1
 Posterior column 1 0
 Posterior column + posterior wall 1 0
Mechanism of injury
 Fall at home 2 7
 Pedestrian 1 10
 Bike accident 2 1
 Motorcyclist 4 0
 Auto vs. Pedestrian 14 5
 Fall from >2 m 5 2
Associated injury
 Splenic rupture 1 0
 Sacroiliac joint dislocation 1 0
 Thoracic spine and costal fracture 1 0
 Head trauma 1 0
Mean follow-up (months) 60.7 ± 26.6 (24–110) 43.3 ± 17.2 (18–84)