Table 1

Demographic and clinical details for hospital episodes associated with in hospital hip fractures
Patients with in-hospital hip fracture* Patients without in-hospital hip fracture p
N (admissions) 1127 1,989,784
Age (years), SD (mean) 81.52 (10.35) 71.33 (16.76) <0.001
Gender (male, %) 482 (42.8) 1,0614,39 (57.2) <0.001
Admission from nursing home (%) 64 (5.7) 42987 (2.2) <0.001
Length of stay (days), SD (mean) 20.7(25.34) 9.8 (11.20) <0.001
Death during admission (%) 314 (27.9) 187535 (9.4) <0.001
Discharge to rehabilitation hospital (%) 116 (10.3) 69544 (3.5) <0.001
Cost of hospital admission (€), SD (mean) 6927€ (5572) 3730€ (2344) <0.001
Charlson index > 2 (%) 1080 (95.8) 1,610,996 (81) <0.001
Cancer (%) 106 (9.4) 198,277 (10.0) 0.548
Metastasic cancer (%) 30 (2.7) 56783 (2.9) 0.778
Chronic heart failure (%) 248 (22.0) 454,746 (22.9) 0.522
Chronic cerebrovascular disease (%) 110 (9.8) 158,020 (7.9) 0.025
Chronic pulmonary disease (%) 253 (22.4) 513,387 (25.8) 0.012
Dementia (%) 155 (13.8) 116612 (5.9) <0.001
Diabetes (%) 275 (24.4) 526,951 (26.5) 0.114
Myocardial infarction (%) 102 (9.1) 188,634 (9.5) 0.643
Chronic renal disease (%) 94 (8.3) 143,242 (7.2) 0.147
Delirium (%) 43 (3.8) 36248 (1.8) <0.001
Malnutrition (%) 51 (4.5) 29695 (1.5) <0.001
Anemia (%) 247 (21.9) 305,865 (15.4) <0.001

*Internal Medicine discharges with ICD-9-CM code for fracture in any secondary diagnosis field, without a principal diagnosis of Hip fracture.

Zapatero et al.

Zapatero et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2013 14:15   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-14-15

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