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Table 1 Univariate logistic regression analysis to identify predictors of acute compartment syndrome in the lower leg following tibial plateau fractures

From: Predictors of acute compartment syndrome of the lower leg in adults following tibial plateau fractures

Variable with ACS (n=35) Without ACS (n=1084) p
Mean age, years 36.3±15.1 43.5±18.4 < 0.001*
Gender, n (%) 0.161
 Female 9 (25.7) 407 (37.5)
 Male 26 (74.3) 677 (62.5)
Mechanism of injury, n (%) 0.880
 Motor vehicle accident 17 (48.6) 464 (42.9)
 Fall from a height 13 (37.1) 389 (36.0)
 Ground level fall 2 (5.7) 99 (9.1)
 Other 3 (8.6) 130 (12.0)
Mean time from injury to admission, hours 2.1±1.3 2.7±3.4 0.674
Schatzker classification, (%)  
 Type I 0 (0) 45 (4.2%) N/A
 Type II 0 (0) 346 (31.9%) N/A
 Type III 0 (0) 71 (6.5%) N/A
 Type IV 1 (2.9) 212 (19.6%) 0.856
 Type V 7 (20.0) 169 (15.6%) 0.412
 Type VI 27 (77.1) 241(22.2%) 0.017*
Fracture pattern, n (%) 0.758
 Open 17 (48.6) 336 (31.0)  
 Closed 18 (51.4) 748(69.0)  
Underlying disease, n (%) 0.854
 Hypertension 7 (77.8) 292 (72.1)  
 Diabetes mellitus 2 (22.2) 102 (25.2)  
 Steroid use 0(0) 11 (2.7)  
  1. *Statistically significant (p<0.05)
  2. N/A, not applicable