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Table 1 Summary of patient demographics

From: Surgical antimicrobial prophylaxis in open reduction internal fixation procedures at a metropolitan hospital in Australia: a retrospective audit

  2018 (n = 185) 2019 (n = 205)
Gender—n (%)
 Male 84 (45.4%) 93 (45.4%)
 Female 101 (54.6%) 112 (54.6%)
Mean age (years) ± SD 58.4 ± 26.7 53.2 ± 24.8
LOS (days)—n (%)
 0–3 93 (50.3%) 110 (53.7%)
 > 3 92 (49.7%) 95 (46.3%)
ASA score—n (%)
 1 43 (23.2%) 50 (24.4%)
 2 67 (36.2%) 72 (35.1%)
 3 44 (23.8%) 48 (23.4%)
 4 7 (3.8%) 9 (4.4%)
 5 0 (0%) 1 (0.5%)
 Unknown 24 (13.0%) 25 (12.2%)
Type of admission—n (%)
 Elective 66 (35.7%) 77 (37.6%)
 Emergency 119 (64.3%) 128 (62.4%)
Fracture site—n (%)
 Upper limbs 61 (33.0%) 63 (30.7%)
  Clavicle 4 (6.6%) 11 (17.5%)
  Radius 45 (73.8%) 40 (63.5%)
  Ulna 2 (3.3%) 1 (1.6%)
  Multiple sites 9 (14.7%) 10 (15.9%)
  Other 1 (1.6%) 1 (1.6%)
 Lower limbs 124 (67.0%) 142 (69.3%)
  Ankle 39 (31.5%) 61 (43.0%)
  Femur 17 (13.7%) 26 (18.3%)
  Hip (Neck of femur) 63 (50.8%) 50 (35.2%)
  Multiple sites 5 (4.0%) 3 (2.1%)
  Other 0 (0%) 2 (1.4%)