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Table 1 Patient characteristics

From: Chemokine analysis as a novel diagnostic modality in the early prediction of the outcome of non-union therapy: a matched pair analysis

Patients All Responders Non-responders Significance
Sex
 Male 12 6 6 p = 1.000
 Female 8 4 4
Age 50.75 ± 11.49 50.8 ± 13.05 50.7 ± 10.40 p = 0.4277
BMI 30.08 ± 6.57 27.92 ± 6.45 32.235 ± 6.25 p = 0.3946
Smoking
 S 8 3 5 p = 0.2865
 NS 10 5 5
 FS 2 2 0
Diabetes
 Yes 3 1 2 p = 1.0000
 No 17 9 8
Localization
 Tibia 10 7 3 p = 0.1797
 Femur 10 3 7
Fixation
 Nail 8 3 5 p = 0.6481
 Plate 12 7 5
Previous surgeries 3.15 ± 2.03 2.5 ± 1.08 3.8 ± 2.57 p = 0.7715
  1. S active smoker, NS nonsmoker, FS former smoker; age is presented in years