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Table 1 Demographic and baseline data of patients in the lateral and supine groups

From: Lateral position: a friendly surgical position for intramedullary nailing of tibial shaft fractures via infrapatellar approach

Variable Lateral group Supine group
Age, yearsa 45.30(13.81) 45.02(12.62)
Sex (n, %)
Male
Female
42, 77.78%
12, 22.22%
47, 81.03%
11, 18.97%
BMI (kg/m2)a 24.44(2.67) 24.06(2.66)
AO/OTA classification (n, %)
Type A
Type B
Type C
21, 38.89%
23, 42.59%
10, 18.52%
22, 37.93%
25, 43.10%
11, 18.97%
Trauma mechanism (n, %)
Traffic accident
Crushed
Falling
Sport injury
Beaten
24, 44.44%
9, 16.67%
12, 22.22%
8, 14.81%
1, 1.85%
25, 43.10%
11, 18.97%
15, 25.86%
7, 12.07%
0, 0.00%
Involved limb (n, %)
Left
Right
22, 40.74%
32, 59.26%
22,37.93%
36, 62.07%
Smoking history (n, %) 16, 29.63% 19, 32.76%
Diabete history (n, %) 5, 9.26% 4, 6.90%
Associated fibular fracture (n, %) 54, 100% 58, 100%
  1. amean(SD); All P-value > 0.05