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Table 1 Baseline characteristics and demographic data of conventional group and protocol group

From: Improved outcomes and reduced medical costs through multidisciplinary co-management protocol for geriatric proximal femur fractures: a one-year retrospective study

  Conventional group
(n = 311)
Protocol group
(n = 267)
p value
Age 79 ± 9 82 ± 9 < 0.001**
Gender      
  Male (№) 109 (35.0%) 115 (43.1%) 0.059
  Female (№) 202 (65.0%) 152 (56.9%)  
Diagnosis      < 0.001**
  Femoral neck fracture 187 (60.1%) 165 (61.8%)  
  Intertrochanteric fracture 95 (30.5%) 100 (37.5%)  
  ITF with subtrochanteric extension 29 (9.3%) 2 (0.7%)  
Osteoporosis      
  BMD < -2.5 (n = 352) 82/142 (57.7%) 119/210 (56.7%) 0.927
Comorbidities      
  Urology 10 (3.2%) 19 (7.1%) 0.051
  Nephrology 38 (12.2%) 38 (14.2%) 0.555
  Cardiology 131 (42.1%) 124 (46.4%) 0.338
  Pulmonology 31 (10.0%) 27 (10.1%) 1.000
  Gastroenterology 19 (6.1%) 20 (7.5%) 0.621
  Neurology 27 (8.7%) 19 (7.1%) 0.590
  DM 72 (23.2%) 64 (24.0%) 0.894
  1. ITF, Intertrochanteric fracture
  2. Mann-Whitney test. Chi-Square test. *p < 0.05, **p < 0.01
  3. Continuous data were expressed with mean ± SD
  4. Categorial data were expressed with number and percentage