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Table 3 Patients with pertrochanteric or cervical fracture who died in the first year post discharge: comparison of sex, age, ASA and BMI

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

Fracture location Patients deceased in the first year N (percentage),
or mean (± SD)
 
  Acute-care Rehabilitation  
Pertrochanteric: 625 (13.2% of 4730) 335 (20.6% of 1624) 290 (9.3% of 3106) Chi square acute-care: p = 0.0007 Chi square rehabilitation: p = 0.0003
Cervical: 554 (9.8% of 5662) 281 (16.1% of 1744) 273 (7.0% of 3918)  
  Women Men  
Pertrochanteric: 625 473 (13.1% of 3603) 152 (13.5% of 1127) Chi square women: p < 0.0001 Chi square men: P = 0.477
Cervical: 554 388 (9.0% of 4336) 166 (12.5% of 1326)  
  Age Women Age Men  
Pertrochanteric: 625 85.1 (± 7.9) 78.6 (± 11.2) t-Test women: p = 0.0006 t-Test men: p = 0.45
Cervical: 554 83.2 (± 8.0) 79.5 (± 9.4)  
  ASA Women ASA Men  
Pertrochanteric: 625 2.8 (± 0.6) 2.8 (± 0.7) t-Test women: p = 0.005 t-Test men: p = 0.98
Cervical: 554 2.7 (± 0.7) 2.8 (± 0.7)  
  BMI Women BMI Men  
Pertrochanteric: 625 23.2 (± 4.5) 24.1 (± 4.0) t-Test women: p = 0.26 t-Test men: p = 0.84
Cervical: 554 23.6 (± 4.6) 24.0 (± 3.8)