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Table 4 Subgroup analysis of the 88 female patients

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

 Refracture (n = 14)No refracture (n = 74)p
Age (years)43.0 ± 15.5 (25–67)44.7 ± 17.8 (15–78)0.739
Menopause5 (35.7%)36 (48.6%)0.277
Body height (cm)158.4 ± 7.3 (148–175)157.5 ± 6.1 (141.5–170)0.621
Body weight (kg)50.5 ± 8.2 (37.8–64)58.7 ± 11.1 (42.4–107.2)0.010
Body mass index20.0 ± 2.0 (15.3–20.9)23.6 ± 4.1 (17.6–38.8)0.002
Interval between fixation and removal (months)13.3 ± 9.7 (5–44)12.2 ± 5.8 (4–36)0.575
Interval stratification  0.223
 < 12 months6 (42.9%)43 (58.1%) 
 ≥ 12 months8 (57.1%)31 (41.9%) 
  1. All values are mean ± standard deviation (range) or n (%)