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Table 1 Demographic and preoperative data in both groups

From: Topical tranexamic acid in elderly patients with femoral neck fractures treated with hemiarthroplasty: efficacy and safety? - a case-control study

  Control group (n = 72) Study group (n = 72) p-value
Age 80.9 ± 6.2 80.1 ± 5.3 0.361
Gender (Male: Female) 18: 54 18: 54 >  0.99
Body mass index (kg/m2) 21.8 ± 4.2 22.3 ± 3.5 0.414
Time to operation (days) 2.8 ± 2.2 3.0 ± 3.9 0.656
ASA score 0.166
 II 1 0  
 III 69 65  
 IV 2 7  
Preoperative anticoagulant medication 19 (26.4%) 24 (33.3%) 0.363
Bone mineral density (T-score) −3.0 ± 1.2 −2.8 ± 1.0 0.344
Preoperative levels
 Hemoglobin (g/dL) 12.1 ± 1.5 11.5 ± 1.7 0.063
 Hematocrit (%) 36.1 ± 4.5 35.1 ± 3.6 0.141
 Albumin (g/dL) 3.7 ± 0.4 3.7 ± 0.4 0.923
 Cholesterol (mg/dL) 164.1 ± 37.6 158.7 ± 42.6 0.416
  1. Continuous variables are presented as mean ± standard deviation
  2. ASA American society of anesthesiologists