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Table 1 Demographics of the patients with a calcaneus fracture treated at the Traumacenter Linz from 2007 to 2015. In total n = 298 patients were observed, 71% (n = 212 / 298) were treated operatively, 29% underwent conservative care. An odds ratio of 3:1 (male: female) could be interpreted in both patient groups with a balanced age distribution

From: Minimally invasive surgery for intra-articular calcaneus fractures: a 9-year, single-center, retrospective study of a standardized technique using a 2-point distractor

Procedure Sex N Age in years
Min Max Median Mean SD
OP Men 174 16 79 46 45.3 13,5
Women 38 15 73 49.5 48.0 12,5
Total 212 15 79 46 45.7 13,3
Conservative Men 62 15 82 42.5 44.0 18,9
Women 24 7 94 46.5 44.7 23,7
Total 86 7 94 44.5 44.2 20,3
  1. SD Standard deviation, OP Operative, Min Minimum, Max Maximum