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Table 2 Mortality data during hospital stay and post discharge

From: Patients with femoral or distal forearm fracture in Germany: a prospective observational study on health care situation and outcome

  Acute-care/femoral fracture Rehabilitation/femoral fracture Acute-care/forearm fracture
All admission patients 12,520 2031
Number of admission patients by type of hospital 3914 (31.3%) F: 2975 (76.0%)/M: 939 (24.0%) 8606 (68.7%) F: 6605 (76.7%)/M: 2001 (23.3%) 2031 (100%) F: 1658 (81.6%)/M: 373 (18.4%)
Deceased during hospital stay (mean age ± SD) 103 (2.6% of 3914) 85.3 years (± 8.2) 16 (0.2% of 8606) 85.5 years (± 7.3) 3 (0.15% of 2031)
Sex breakdown of deceased pa-tients: N and mean age (± SD) F: 72 (2.4% of 2975) 86.7 years (± 6.6) M: 31 (3.3% of 939) 81.9 years (± 10.4) F: 10 (0.15% of 6605) 85.8 years (± 7.3) M: 6 (0.3% of 2001) 85.1 years (± 7.9) F: 3 (0.2% of 1658) 81.3 years (± 6.6)
t-Test age difference p = 0.005 p = 0.86  
All discharge patients 12,401 2028
Number of discharged patients by type of hospital 3811 (30.7% of 12,401) F: 2903 (76.2%)/M: 908 (23.8%) 8590 (69.3% of 12,401) F: 6595 (76.8%)/M: 1995 (23.2%) 2028 F: 1655 (81.6%)/M: 373 (18.4%)
Deceased any time post discharge (mean age ± SD) 733 (19.2% of 3811) 83.9 years (± 8.7) 730 (8.5% of 8590) 81.6 years (± 9.4) 60 (3.0% of 2028) 80.4 years (± 9.9)
Sex breakdown deceased pa-tients: N and mean age (± SD) F: 551 (19.0% of 2903) 85.0 years (± 8.0) M: 182 (20.0% of 908) 80.6 years (± 9.9) F: 519 (7.9% of 6595) 83.0 years (± 8.6) M: 211 (10.6% of 1995) 78.1 years (± 10.3) F: 54 (3.3% of 1655) 81.2 years (± 9.3) M: 6 (1.6% of 373) 73.7 years (± 13.1)
t-Test age difference deceased patients p < 0.0001 p < 0.0001 p = 0.08
Chi-sq sex vs. hospital type deceased patients p = 0.08