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Table 5 Fracture characteristics and outcome parameters 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
Non-dislocated 18 ± 12 51 ± 23 96 ± 4 95 ± 7 97 ± 4 56 ± 6 51 ± 7
Dislocated 15 ± 12 57 ± 22 97 ± 3 95 ± 7 98 ± 3 58 ± 3 51 ± 9
p-value 0.502 0.536 0.323 0.987 0.439 0.220 0.876
Extra-articular 17 ± 13 60 ± 28 95 ± 5 92 ± 9 96 ± 5 56 ± 6 50 ± 11
Intra-articular 17 ± 12 51 ± 20 97 ± 3 96 ± 6 98 ± 4 57 ± 5 52 ± 6
p-value 0.970 0.343 0.340 0.202 0.275 0.546 0.604
Two fragments 16 ± 10 52 ± 25 96 ± 4 95 ± 7 97 ± 4 56 ± 4 53 ± 8
Multi fragmentary 18 ± 15 54 ± 20 96 ± 4 95 ± 7 97 ± 4 57 ± 7 49 ± 8
p-value 0.682 0.833 0.991 0.971 0.835 0.760 0.214
  1. d days, VAS VAS-FA [6], SF-12 PCS SF-12 Physical Health Composite Scores, SF-12 MCS SF-12 Mental Health Composite Scores