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Table 4 HHA

From: Haemoglobin and transfusions in elderly patients with hip fractures: the effect of a dedicated orthogeriatrician

HHA Pre-O group Post-O group P value
Number of patients 90 97  
Age (mean; SD; range) 83.8 (7.2; from 65 to 96) 82.5 (7.96; from 55 to 99) 0.2
Sex 33 M; 57 F 20 M; 77 F  
Hb - admission (mg/dL; SD; range) 12.36 (1.85; 8 to 16.2) 12.61 (1.56; 8.8 to 18.2) 0.3
Hb 24 h post-surgery (mg/dL; SD; range) 9.84 (1.21; 7.2 to 13.2) 10.13 (1.37; 7.4 to 14.6) 0.1
Hb - discharge (mg/dL; SD; range) 9.96 (0.82; 8.6 to 9.4) 10.43 (0.8; 8.9 to 12.9) 0.0001*
Hb - lowest peak (mean; SD; range) 8.39 (0.97; 6 to 11.5) 8.62 (0.9; 6.5 to 10.9) 0.09
Post-surgery lowest peak day (mean; SD; range) 2.43 (1.84; −7 to 9) 2.71 (1.92; −5 to 11) 0.3
Total transfusions 153 127  
Transfusions per patient (mean; SD; range) 1.7 (1.31; 0 to 6) 1.31 (1.13; 0 to 6) 0.03*
Length of stay (mean; SD; range) 11.78 (3.93; 7 to 25) 12.77 (5.03; 6 to 39) 0.1
Pre-op day (mean; SD; range) 3.02 (2.78; 0 to 15) 2.49 (2.25; 0 to 16) 0.2
Post-op day (mean; SD; range) 8.75 (2.72; 4 to 17) 10.27(4.66; 1 to 37) 0.008*
  1. *statistically significant