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Table 1 The association of patient characteristics with proximal type A, B, and C femoral fractures

From: The influence of ageing on the incidence and site of trauma femoral fractures: a cross-sectional analysis

  Proximal A fracture Proximal B fracture Proximal C fracture
No Yes p No Yes p No Yes p
n = 2500 n = 1359   n = 2372 n = 1487   n = 3800 n = 59  
Age (years) 69 [52, 79] 78 [67, 84] < 0.001 70 [49, 81] 76 [66, 82] < 0.001 73 [58, 81] 35 [26, 52] < 0.001
Male, n (%) 1035 (41.4) 585 (43.0) 0.339 1095 (46.2) 525 (35.3) < 0.001 1578 (41.5) 42 (71.2) < 0.001
Fall, n (%) 1482 (59.3) 1060 (78.0) < 0.001 1353 (57.0) 299 (22.0) < 0.001 2532 (66.6) 10 (16.9) < 0.001
BMI, median [IQR] 23.2 [20.8, 26.2] 22.9 [20.4, 25.6] 0.001 23.6 [21.0, 26.6] 22.5 [20.2, 25.0] < 0.001 23.1 [20.7, 26.0] 25.3 [22.7, 28.7] < 0.001
Weight, n (%)    0.001    < 0.001    0.029
 Obese 327 (13.1) 148 (10.9)   332 (14.0) 143 (9.6)   464 (12.2) 11 (18.6)  
 Overweight 611 (24.4) 309 (22.7)   624 (26.3) 296 (19.9)   900 (23.7) 20 (33.9)  
 Normal weight 1367 (54.7) 746 (54.9)   1223 (51.6) 890 (59.9)   2086 (54.9) 27 (45.8)  
 Underweight 195 (7.8) 156 (11.5)   193 (8.1) 158 (10.6)   350 (9.2) 1 (1.7)  
  1. BMI Body mass index, IQR Interquartile range