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Table 3 short-term outcome parameters in the control and intervention groups

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

Outcome Control group Intervention group p
Walking aids
 None 14 (20.3) 16 (21.6) > 0.9999
 Stick/crutches 5 (7.2) 4 (5.4) 0.739
 Walking frame 27 (39.1) 34 (45.9) 0.499
 Wheelchair 23 (33.3) 16 (21.6) 0.135
 Bedridden 0 (0) 4 (5.4) 0.121
Parker Mobility Score 5.75 ± 2.27 5.65 ± 2.52 0.993
EQ-5D index 0.41 ± 0.3 0.46 ± 0.3 0.38
Pain in hip region 1.68 ± 2.55 2.04 ± 2.66 0.336
Increased grade of care 36 (55.4) 34 (49.3) 0.494
Residential setting    0.76
 At home (independent) 21 (30.4) 19 (25.7)  
 At home with help 21 (30.4) 22 (29.7)  
 Nursing home 27 (39.1) 33 (44.6)  
Complications within 3 months 12 (17.6) 15 (20.3) 0.831
Re-admission within 3 months 5 (7.4) 10 (13.5) 0.282
Mortality within 3 months 15 (15.0) 18 (18.2) 0.573
  1. Values are the number of patients (%) or the mean ± SD, unless indicated otherwise