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Table 2 Characteristics of older patients who were admitted to hospital for a hip fracture between 2009 and 2012

From: A data visualisation method for assessing exposure misclassification in case-crossover studies: the example of tricyclic antidepressants and the risk of hip fracture in older people

Characteristic No. of patients (n = 8828)
Female gender 5592 (63%)
Median age (Q1-Q3) [years] 88 (85–91)
Residential Location
 Major cities 4999 (57%)
 Inner regional 3068 (35%)
 Outer regional 708 (7.9%)
 Remote 53 (0.6%)
 Unknown 7 (0.08%)
Socioeconomic Status
 Upper 2537 (28%)
 Middle-upper 1559 (18%)
 Middle 1664 (19%)
 Lower-middle 1737 (20%)
 Lower 1320 (15%)
 Unknown 11 (0.1%)
Residential Status
 Community domicile 5668 (64%)
 Residential aged care 3160 (36%)
  1. n Number, Q1 Lower quartile (25th percentile), Q3 Upper quartile (75th percentile)