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Table 2 Baseline characteristics

From: Periprosthetic proximal femoral fractures in cemented and uncemented stems according to Vancouver classification: observation of a new fracture pattern

CharacteristicCemented, N = 84Uncemented, N = 88p value
Mean age (years)82.48 (SD 8.48, 95% CI 80.64–84.32, range 60–102)78.23 (SD 9.57, 95%CI 76.70–80.76, range 40–98)0.0073
Gender (number/% male)39/46.43%47/53.41%0.4457
Mean time from implant (months)68.55 (SD 80.77, 95% CI 49.15-87.95, range 1–432)124.41 (SD 104.60, 95% CI 99.04–149.73, range 1–552)0.0006
Mean Dorr ratio0.52 (SD 0.08, 95% CI 0.50-0.53, range 0.37–0.76)0.52 (SD 0.09, 95% CI 0.50–0.52, range 0.33–0.86)0.9270
Varus stem (number/%)28/33.33%17/19.32%0.0393
Mean body mass index24.15 (SD 5.32, 95% CI 22.83–25.48, range 15.8–45.5)27 (SD 4.55, 95% CI 25.88–28.13, range 18–40)0.0014
Hemiarthroplasty (number/%)17/20.24%3/3.41%0.0006
Neck of femur fracture indication (number/%)37/44.05%6/6.82%0.0001
Dependence on walking aid/carer (number/%)44/52.38%41/46.59%0.5419