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Table 4 Patient-, fracture- and bone related factors in older men (≥65 years) according to fracture status at initial presentation

From: Patient-related outcome, fracture displacement and bone mineral density following distal radius fracture in young and older men

Initial presentation Undisplaced fracture Displaced fracture  
n = 15 n = 15 p-value
Age (years) 75 (6) 76 (5) 0.613
Charlson Comorbidity Index 2 (1;3) 2 (1;4) 0.152
No. needing surgery 0 6  
No. with major complication 0 2  
BMD femoral neck (g/cm2) 0.864 (0.14) 0.806 (0.11) 0.239
FRAX score (median, IQR)
 Risk osteoporotic fracture 7.9 (6.3;13) 14 (8;21) 0.067
 Risk Hip fracture 2.9 (1.6;6.9) 5.7 (2.9;13) 0.093
DASH score (median, IQR)
 6–8 weeks 18 (6;33) 45 (14;73) 0.024
 12 months 6 (1;22) 30 (7;74) 0.035