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Table 1 Demographic data

From: Assessment of the efficacy of the far cortical locking technique in proximal humeral fractures: a comparison with the conventional bi-cortical locking technique

Variable Bicortical locking group (n = 27) Far cortical locking group (n = 18) p-value
Mean age 53.0 ± 12.4 56.7 ± 15.8 0.759
Gender (Male: Female) 12: 15 8: 10 0.335
Dominant arm: Non-dominant arm 14: 13 8: 10 0.626
Height (cm) 162.1 ± 7.7 161.4 ± 7.8 0.791
Weight (kg) 64.8 ± 11.2 64.6 ± 12.3 0.951
Body mass index 24.7 ± 3.8 24.7 ± 3.8 0.965
Smoking: Non-smoking 6: 21 2: 16 0.340
ASA class (1:2:3) 9: 14: 4 4: 10: 4 0.663
Mechanism of Injury    0.885
 Traffic accident 8 4
 Fall 15 12
 Sport injury 4 2
Neer classification (2:3:4) 5: 14: 8 6: 8: 4 0.535
Time to surgery (day) 4.0 ± 2.6 3.7 ± 2.3 0.626
Mean follow-up (month) 15.9 ± 6.0 12.7 ± 1.9 0.031
  1. ASA American Society of Anesthesiologists
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