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Table 3 Characteristics of different patient groups

From: Use of the gamma3™ nail in a teaching hospital for trochanteric fractures: mechanical complications, functional outcomes, and quality of life

Data Patients
  without complication with complication deceased within 12 month operated by consultant operated by resident
N 78 12 20 52 38
Age (years)      
mean (±SD) 80 (±8.1) 82 (±6.4) 82 (±7.7) 83 (±7.2) 78 (±7.9)
95% CI 78.5 – 82.3 78.4 – 86.6 78 - 85 81 - 85 75 - 80
Barthel Index      
mean (±SD) 82 (±23) 80 (±19) 75 (±25) 80 (±24)*** 84 (±21)***
95% CI 77 - 88 67 - 93 62 - 87 73 - 87 77 - 91
ASA* classification      
mean (±SD) 2.9 (±0.6) 2.9 (±0.3) 3.4 (±0.6)** 2.9 (±0.5) 3.0 (±0.6)
95% CI 2.8 – 3.1 2.7 – 3.1 3.1 - 3.6 2.7 – 3.0 2.8 – 3.2
  1. *ASA = American Society of Anesthesiologists.
  2. ** p<0.001 in comparison to survivors.
  3. *** p=0.02.
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