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Table 4 Injury characteristics of hospitalized elderly and adult patients with femoral fracture in fall accidents

From: Geriatric hospitalizations in fall-related injuries

Femoral fracture
Variables Elderly Adult p
N = 1215 N = 270
Age 79.5 ±7.0 53.8 ±9.5  
Gender, n (%)      <0.001
  Male 336 (27.7) 147 (54.4)  
  Female 879 (72.3) 123 (45.6)  
ISS 9.2 ±1.5 9.7 ±3.2 <0.001
NISS 9.6 ±2.1 10.1 ±3.7 <0.001
TRISS 0.965 ±0.013 0.975 ±0.019 <0.001
Mortality, n (%) 14 (1.2) 1 (0.4) 0.245
  Male 5 (1.5) 1 (0.7)  
  Female 9 (1.0) 0 (0.0)  
  AOR (95%CI) 3.1 (0.41-23.95)    0.271
LOS (days) 9.8 ±7.1 8.5 ±7.3 0.846
ICU      
  Patients, n (%) 84 (6.9) 12 (4.4) 0.136
  <16 78 (6.5) 7 (2.7) 0.017
  16-24 4 (44.4) 1 (20.0) 0.360
  ≥25 2 (40.0) 4 (100.0) 0.058
 LICUS (days)      
  <16 6.2 ±9.2 7.9 ±4.3 0.733
  16-24 12.5 ±12.8 4 -
  ≥25 16.5 ±13.4 6.5 ±3.7 0.003
Operation, n (%)      <0.001
 Yes 438 (36.0) 142 (52.6)  
 No 777 (64.0) 128 (47.4)  
Operation 1.0 ±0.8 1.0 ±0.8 0.962
Diagnosis      
  Femoral head 43 (3.5) 24 (8.9) <0.001
  Femoral neck 533 (43.9) 112 (41.5) 0.474
  Intertrochanteric 586 (48.2) 89 (33.0) <0.001
  Femoral shaft 70 (5.8) 53 (19.6) <0.001