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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of the control and co-management (intervention) groups

From: Orthogeriatric co-management for proximal femoral fractures. Can two additions make a big difference?

Characteristic Control group Intervention group p
Patients, n 103 104  
Age, y 84.73 ± 6.66 84.19 ± 7.6 0.731
Women 72 (69.9) 73 (70.2) > 0.9999
Fracture type
 Femoral neck 43 (41.7) 48 (46.2) 0.576
 Intertrochanteric 54 (52.4) 55 (52.9) > 0.9999
 Subtrochanteric 6 (5.8) 1 (1) 0.065
Surgical technique
 Arthroplasty 38 (36.9) 40 (38.5) 0.886
 Dynamic hip screw 20 (19.4) 26 (25) 0.404
 Proximal femoral nail 45 (43.7) 37 (35.6) 0.257
 Locking Plate 0 (0) 1 (1) > 0.9999
CCI 1.79 ± 1.96 1.71 ± 1.49 0.743
ASA Score    0.813
 1–2 32 (31.1) 35 (33.7)  
 3 63 (61.2) 63 (60.6)  
  ≥ 4 8 (7.8) 6 (5.8)  
AHFS (risk of 30-day mortality)    0.609
 Low risk (< 10) 66 (64.7) 64 (62.7)  
 Medium risk (10–12) 29 (28.4) 27 (26.5)  
 High risk (> 13) 7 (6.9) 11 (10.8)  
Residential setting    0.930
 At home (independent) 43 (41.7) 45 (43.3)  
 At home with help 23 (22.3) 21 (20.2)  
 Nursing home 37 (35.9) 38 (36.5)  
Grade of care    0.563
 0–1 60 (59.4) 53 (52.5)  
 2 17 (16.8) 15 (14.9)  
 3 13 (12.9) 19 (18.8)  
 4–5 11 (10.9) 14 (13.9)  
Walking aids
 None 51 (50.5) 45 (44.1) 0.400
 Stick/crutches 4 (4) 4 (3.9) > 0.9999
 Walking frame 43 (42.6) 47 (46.1) 0.672
 Wheelchair 2 (2) 4 (3.9) 0.683
 Bedridden 1 (1) 2 (2) > 0.9999
Parker Mobility Score 7.24 ± 1.96 6.72 ± 2.28 0.129
  1. Values are the number of patients (%) or the mean ± SD, unless indicated otherwise