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Published online 2012 September 5. doi: 10.1007/s11999-012-2558-2

Table 2

Patient characteristics by treatment group (n = 88)

Patient characteristicEntire cohort (n = 88)EP (n = 61)PLATE (n = 16)IMN (N = 11)95% CI or probability
Followup (months)8 (3–22)7 (3–17)13 (3–30)15 (1–56)−2.1 to 38.0
−10.6 to 36.2
−22.9 to 33.1
Age (years)65 (58–74)65 (58–74)68 (61–74)70 (58–73)−4.9 to 10.2
−8.6 to 9.0
−7.6 to 13.3
Male37 (42)28 (46)63p = 0.47
Locationp < 0.001
 Femoral neck10 (11)8 (13)20
 Peritrochanteric23 (26)21 (34)11
 Subtrochanteric31 (35)25 (41)24
 Diaphyseal13 (15)4 (7)54
 Distal11 (13)3 (5)62
Initial fixation methodp = 0.02
 Plate37 (42)26 (43)92
 Intramedullary nail26 (30)17 (28)36
 Endoprosthesis22 (25)18 (29)31
 Cement with or without pin3 (3)012
 Fixation
Salvage procedures requiring reoperation17 (19)4 (7)85p < 0.001
Time to failure of salvage implant (months)10 (2–14)7 (3–14)6 (4–12)12 (10–35)p < 0.001

All values are presented as median (interquartile range) or frequency (percent); EP = endoprosthesis; IMN = intramedullary nail.