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Table 2 Differences in the distribution of postoperative complications between patients with low sarcopenia index and high sarcopenia index

From: Sarcopenia index based on serum creatinine and cystatin C predicts the risk of postoperative complications following hip fracture surgery in older adults

Characteristics Total
n = 897
Internal fixation
n = 556
Joint replacement
n = 341
SI<74.29 SI ≥ 74.29 p SI<74.34 SI ≥ 74.34 p SI<74.16 SI ≥ 74.16 p
Pneumonia,n(%)    0.223    0.873    0.025
 no 389(86.6) 400(89.3)   244(87.5) 241(87)   146(85.4) 158(92.9)  
 yes 60(13.4) 48(10.7)   35(12.5) 36(13)   25(14.6) 12(7.1)  
Urinary tract infection,n(%)    0.617    0.991    0.414
 no 440(98) 441(98.4)   274(98.2) 272(98.2)   167(97.7) 168(98.8)  
 yes 9(2) 7(1.6)   5(1.8) 5(1.8)   4(2.3) 2(1.2)  
Respiratory failure,n(%)    0.777    0.992    0.657
 no 443(98.7) 441(98.4)   275(98.6) 273(98.6)   168(98.3) 168(98.8)  
 yes 6(1.3) 7(1.6)   4(1.4) 4(1.4)   3(1.7) 2(1.2)  
Heart failure,n(%)    0.279    0.697    0.249
 no 444(98.9) 439(98)   276(98.9) 273(98.6)   169(98.8) 165(97.1)  
 yes 5(1.1) 9(2)   3(1.1) 4(1.4)   2(1.2) 5(2.9)  
Non-a-gradehealing,n(%)    0.995    0.411    0.101
 no 433(96.4) 432(96.4)   268(96.1) 262(94.6)   166(97.08) 169(99.4)  
 yes 16(3.6) 16(3.6)   11(3.9) 15(5.4)   5(2.92) 1(0.6)