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Table 5 Overview about the epidemiological characteristics between matched non-operatively and operatively treated patients with lateral compression fractures of the pelvis, who had a follow-up examination

From: Decision-making, therapy, and outcome in lateral compression fractures of the pelvis – analysis of a single center treatment

  non-operative operative P
Patients (n) 10 9  
Age (years) 45.5 ± 25.1 43.0 ± 22.5 0.823b
Gender (male/female) 5/5 2/7 0.210a
ISS 16.3 ± 8.8 19.9 ± 8.2 0.318c
Maximal displacement (mm) 2.2 ± 1.9 4.1 ± 2.1 0.051d
Length of hospital stay (days) 12.5 ± 7.4 16.0 ± 7.3 0.315d
  1. ISS Injury Severity Score.
  2. achi square test; bT-test; cU-test (Mann-Whitney); dAspin-Welch T-test