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Table 1 Baseline characteristics of randomized participants (n = 23)

From: Feasibility and preliminary effect of anabolic steroids in addition to strength training and nutritional supplement in rehabilitation of patients with hip fracture: a randomized controlled pilot trial (HIP-SAP1 trial)

  Intervention
(n = 12)
Control
(n = 11)
Women n (%) 9 (75) 9 (82)
Men n (%) 3 (25) 2 (18)
Age (years), mean (SD) 73.5 (5.9) 73.4 (7.7)
Body weight (kg), mean (SD) 74.5 (12.4) 77.4 (18.5)
American Society of Anesthesiologist Grade (ASA), mean (SD) 2.1 (0.67) 1.9 (0.30)
Number of pre-existing diagnoses a, mean (SD) 2.9 (2.5) 2.6 (1.1)
Fracture type, n (%)
 Intracapsular 9 (75) 7 (64)
 Extracapsular 3 (25) 4 (36)
Type of surgery, n (%)
 2 pins 0 1 (9)
 Hemi/total arthroplasty 8 (67) 6 (55)
 Dynamic hip screw 1 (8) 1 (9)
 Intra medullar hip screw 3 (25) 3 (27)
Living alone, n (%) 7 (58) 6 (55)
Prefracture homecare 1 (8.3) 1 (9.1)
New Mobility Score, 0–9 points (prefracture), mean (SD) 8.6 (0.8) 8.5 (1.0)
Walking aid indoor, (prefracture), n (%) 0 1 (9)
Walking aid outdoor, (prefracture), n (%) 2 (17) 2 (18)
Discharged home, n (%) 11 (92) 10 (91)
Length of stay (days), median (q1-q3) 8 (6–9) 8 (7–9)
  1. aRetrieved from hospital chart