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Table 4 Fracture type and outcome variables at final follow-up

From: Functional treatment for fractures to the base of the 5th metatarsal - influence of fracture location and fracture characteristics

  Return to work [d] Return to sports [d] VAS Overall VAS Pain VAS Function SF-12 PCS SF-12 MCS
Total 17 ± 12 53 ± 22 96 ± 4 95 ± 7 97 ± 4 57 ± 5 51 ± 8
L&B type I 15 ± 10 47 ± 19 97 ± 3 96 ± 6 98 ± 3 58 ± 3 51 ± 7
L&B type II 20 ± 15 63 ± 25 95 ± 4 92 ± 7 96 ± 5 55 ± 7 51 ± 9
p-value 0.194 0.040 0.098 0.051 0.069 0.133 0.915
  1. d days, L&B Lawrence and Botte [3], VAS VAS-FA [6], SF-12 PCS SF-12 Physical Health Composite Scores, SF-12 MCS Mental Health Composite Scores