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Table 1 Characteristics of the matched population

From: Total hip arthroplasty versus hemiarthroplasty for independently mobile older adults with intracapsular hip fractures

  Hemiarthroplasty Total hip arthroplasty Total P
Agec 77 (72–81) 77 (73–81) 77 (73–81) 0.571a
Sexd
 Male 1347 (21.9%) 1321 (21.5%) 2668 (21.7%)  
 Female 4798 (78.1%) 4824 (78.5%) 9622 (78.3%) 0.569b
ASAc 2 (2–2) 2 (2–2) 2 (2–2) 0.675a
Pre-injury mobilityd
 Independently mobile 5308 (86.7%) 5326 (86.7%) 10,634 (86.7%)  
 Mobile indoors with one aid 837 (13.6%) 819 (13.3%) 1656 (13.5%) 0.634b
AMTSc 10 (10–10) 10 (10–10) 10 (10–10) 0.457a
Admission sourced
 Own home 6071 (98.8%) 6092 (99.1%) 12,163 (99.0%)  
 Rehabilitation unit 8 (0.1%) 2 (0.0%) 10 (0.1%)  
 Residential/nursing home 37 (0.6%) 18 (0.3%) 55 (0.5%)  
 Acute hospital 29 (0.5%) 33 (0.5%) 62 (0.5%) 0.015b
  1. *Median (interquartile range); **number (percentage); aKruskall-Wallis one-way analysis of variance; bChi2 test