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Table 1 Patient demographic data

From: Risk factors for refracture after plate removal for midshaft clavicle fracture after bone union

 Refracture (n = 20)No refracture (n = 258)p
Sex (n [%])  < 0.001
 Male6 (30%)184 (71.3%) 
 Female14 (70%)74 (28.7%) 
Age (years)42.8 ± 13.1 (25–67)39.9 ± 15.3 (24–84)0.363
Body height (cm)162.9 ± 9.8 (148–181)166.9 ± 13.7 (142–189)0.107
Body weight (kg)57.7 ± 14.5 (38–91)69.1 ± 14.0 (42–135)0.003
Body mass index21.4 ± 3.0 (15.3–28.4)24.5 ± 3.9 (16.1–38.8)< 0.001
Interval between fixation and removal (months)11.6 ± 8.6 (3–44)12.6 ± 7.3 (3–71)0.621
Interval stratification (n [%])   
 < 12 months12 (60%)114 (44.2%)0.128
 ≥ 12 months8 (40%)144 (55.8%) 
 < 18 months18 (90%)218 (84.5%)0.392
 ≥ 18 months2 (10%)40 (15.5%) 
 < 24 months19 (95%)240 (93.0%)0.595
 ≥ 24 months1 (5%)18 (7.0%) 
Refracture: days after plate removal23.9 ± 23.5 (1–84) 
  1. All values are mean ± standard deviation (range) or n (%)