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Table 1 The differences of patients’ demographic information between two groups

From: Comparison between minimally invasive deltoid-split and extended deltoid-split approach for proximal humeral fractures: a case-control study

Characteristic ORIF group MIPPO group p value
Number of patients 51 64  
Sex (male/female) 25/26 27/37 0.465
Age (year) 62.02 ± 10.65 62.09 ± 12.74 0.973
Height (m) 1.64 ± 0.09 1.63 ± 0.07 0.281
Weight (Kg) 64.57 ± 8.45 63.50 ± 10.41 0.554
Hypertension 18 (35.29%) 17 (26.56%) 0.312
Diabetes 8 (15.69%) 8 (12.50%) 0.624
Cardiopathy 3 (5.88%) 2 (3.12%) 0.471
Mechanism of injury    0.440
 Low-engery 42 (82.35%) 56 (87.50%)  
 High-engery 9 (17.65%) 8 (12.50%)  
Injury side    0.114
 Dominant side 36 (70.59%) 36 (56.25%)  
 Non-dominant side 15 (29.41%) 28 (43.75%)  
  1. Data are mean standard deviation or number of cases and percentages; ORIF, Open reduction and internal fixation; Mippo, Minimally invasive percutaneous plate internal fixation