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Table 1 Baseline data and quality of life evaluated by SF-12 and Barthel Index

From: Quality of life and complications in elderly patients after pronation rotation type III ankle fractures treated with a cast and early weight-bearing

  Mean Age % Male SF-12 Initial 6 weeks 1 year 2 year Barthel Initial 6 weeks 1 year 2 year
NWB (n = 32) 82.6 ± 2.6 40.6% 84.1 ± 3.6 53.5 ± 5.8 65.2 ± 5.1 70.1 ± 4.2 85.4 ± 3.4 54.5 ± 5.2 66.6 ± 4.6 71.0 ± 4.3
WB (n = 30) 83.1 ± 2.6 50.0% 85.4 ± 3.8 65.2 ± 4.4 78.7 ± 3.5 80.9 ± 3.7 86.0 ± 3.6 64.3 ± 4.0 79.1 ± 3.8 80.7 ± 3.4
  1. Abbreviations: WB weight-bearing, NWB non-weight-bearing