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Table 1 Demographic distribution of major lower limb amputations in northern Jordan between 2012 and 2017

From: Major lower extremity amputation: a contemporary analysis from an academic tertiary referral centre in a developing community

Preoperative and postoperative variablesNumber%
Mean ± SE
Sex
 Male8661.4
 Female5438.6
Age (years)62.9 ± 1.1
Comorbidities
 Diabetes mellitus12589.3
 Hypertension11080.3
 Dyslipidaemia9165.0
 Ischaemic heart disease6346.0
 Congestive heart failure4331.6
 Chronic kidney disease3928.5
 Stroke3827.7
 Buerger disease1914.2
Indication for amputation
 Diabetic foot syndrome10272.9
 Chronic limb ischaemia2014.3
 Acute limb ischaemia1812.8
Ulceration11884.3
Laboratory values
 Albumin29.5 ± 0.7
 HbA1c8.9 ± 0.2
Level of amputation
 BKA11078.6
 AKA3021.4
Side
 Right7352.9
 Left6747.1
Bilateral amputation3726.4
Revision1410.0
LOS (mean ± SE, days)6.8 ± 0.4
Death4330.7
  1. SE Standard error, HbA1c Haemoglobin A1c, BKA Below-knee amputation, AKA Above-knee amputation, LOS Length of stay