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Table 2 Characteristics of study participants

From: A patient-centered composite endpoint weighting technique for orthopaedic trauma research

Characteristicn = 396
Age, mean (SD)48.7 (17.5)
Sex, Male, n (%)231 (58.3)
Ethnicity, n (%)
 White263 (66.4)
 African-American98 (24.7)
 Asian/South Asian10 (2.5)
 American Indian/Alaskan Native10 (2.5)
 Hispanic/Latino9 (2.3)
 Other6 (1.5)
Marital Status, n (%)
 Single158 (39.9)
 Married144 (36.4)
Divorced/Widowed/Separated94 (23.7)
 Education, n (%)
 Less than high school50 (12.6)
 High school diploma132 (33.3)
 Some college96 (24.2)
 Degree75 (18.9)
 Graduate/Professional degree40 (10.1)
Annual Income, n (%)
 Less than $10,000114 (28.8)
 $10,000 - $34,99994 (23.7)
 $35,000 - $49,99954 (13.6)
 $50,000 - $74,99957 (14.4)
 $75,000 - $100,00026 (6.6)
 More than $100,00032 (8.1)
 Not reported19 (4.8)
Heath Insurance, n (%)
 Medicare/Medicaid/TRICARE207 (52.2)
 Private175 (44.2)
 No insurance14 (3.6)
Injury Location, n (%)a
 Tibia/Femur (below lesser trochanter)188 (47.5)
 Foot and ankle107 (27.0)
 Femoral neck/pelvis/acetabulum80 (20.2)
 Upper extremity (proximal to carpals)53 (13.4)
 Hand55 (13.8)
Complications, n (%)b
 Severe pain167 (42.2)
 Bone healing complication124 (31.3)
 Moderate pain116 (29.3)
 Mild pain98 (24.7)
 Deep surgical site infection57 (14.4)
 Superficial surgical site infection35 (8.8)
 Below knee amputation11 (2.8)
 Above knee amputation3 (0.8)
  1. aProportions exceed 100% as 73 patients had fractures is multiple anatomical locations
  2. b Proportions exceed 100% as 173 patients suffered from multiple complications