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Table 2 Description of hospital-level implant choice and fracture proportion for trochanteric and subtrochanteric fractures

From: Implants for trochanteric fractures in Norway: the role of the trochanteric stabilizing plate—a study on 20,902 fractures from the Norwegian hip fracture register 2011–2017

Hospital classification Hospitals (n) Fractures (n) % of the total number of fractures
All hospitals 43 20,902 100
Implant pattern
 SHS hospitals 8 3808 18
 IMN hospitals 6 3111 15
 Change to IMN hospitals 7 2220 11
 SHS to mixed pattern hospitals 13 8675 42
 Mixed pattern hospitals 9 3088 15
Hospital volume
 High-volume (≥ 100 cases/year) 7 8086 39
 Low-volume (< 100 cases/year) 36 12,816 61
Location
 Urban 18 13,750 66
 Rural 25 7152 34
Administrative “health region”
 Southern and Eastern Norway 19 12,197 58
 Western Norway 7 4080 20
 Central Norway 8 2870 14
 Northern Norway 9 1755 8
Academic hospital
 Academic 6 5218 25
 Non-academic 37 15,684 75