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Table 1 The characteristics of the included studies

From: RETRACTED ARTICLE: Mini-plate versus Kirschner wire internal fixation for treatment of metacarpal and phalangeal fractures in Chinese Han population: a meta-analysis

Author Year Region Case/control Outcomes Score
n Male (%) Age
Chu FZ 2008 Jilin 43/51 73.2 31.4 a 1
Duan YZ 2006 Henan 25/31 76/65.7 23.4/22.3 de 1
Huang CY 2007 Guangxi 40/40 82.5/87.5 31.6/29.1 d 1
Jin DF 2012 Hubei 46/44 73.9/72.7 37.5/39.5 abcde 1
Li HF 2012 Hebei 39/39 71.8/74.4 33.5/33.2 abd 2
Li JT 2013 Ningxia 51/38 66.7/68.4 37.6/36.1 abcd 1
Lin CX 2008 Zhejiang 33/22 60.6/68.2 33.4/35.4 d 1
Lu LM 2013 Jiangsu 34/34 55.9/58.8 35.2/36.2 abc 2
Ma HZ 2012 Ningxia 58/55 77.9 31 ade 2
Qiuj Z 2009 Sichuan 42/35 64.3/62.9 33.5/34.6 abcd 2
Tang SY 2004 Guangdong 50/41 73.6 23.4 ade 2
Wang JL 2011 Neimenggu 43/43 - - ade 2
Wang MZ 2011 Heilongjiang 38/38 60.5 35 de 1
Wu H 2012 Hubei 45/33 70.1 32.6 abcde 2
Xu HD 2012 Jiangsu 20/20 - - ae 1
Yang JG 2013 Guangdong 36/36 61.1/63.9 34.8/35.1 abcd 2
Yang JJ 2011 Guangdong 34/34 61.8/64.7 34.2/34.1 abcd 2
Zhou B 2010 Guangdong 32/32 75 37.3 abcde 2
  1. a the fracture healing time, b the surgery time, c duration of hospital stay, d infection rate, e incidences of complication. Score, the points of Jadad quality assessment of the included studies.