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Table 2 Basic characteristic of 226 mid-shaft clavicular fractures treated with open reduction and plate fixation

From: Comparison of implant failure rates of different plates for midshaft clavicular fractures based on fracture classifications

Variables Total (%)
N = 226
Union (%)
N = 195
Implant failure (%)
N = 31
P value
Age, years     0.318
 < 60 184 (81) 161 (83) 23(74)  
 ≥ 60 42 (19) 34 (17) 8 (26)  
Gender     0.024
 Male 148 (66) 122 (63) 26 (84)  
 Female 78 (35) 73 (37) 5 (16)  
Injured side     0.327
 Right 90 (40) 75 (39) 15 (48)  
 Left 136 (60) 120 (62) 16 (52)  
AO Classification     < 0.001
 15-2A 106 (47) 101 (52) 5 (16)  
 15-2B 61 (27) 52 (27) 9 (29)  
 15-2C 59 (26) 42 (22) 17 (55)  
Implant
 Non-recon 67 (30) 63 (32) 4 (13) 0.033
 Recon 159 (70) 132 (68) 27 (87)