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Table 8 Humeral fragility fractures

From: The incidence of hip, forearm, humeral, ankle, and vertebral fragility fractures in Italy: results from a 3-year multicenter study

M F Subtotal patients hospitalized Age group (years) M F Subtotal patients not hospitalized
  332 332 45 to 64   473 473
136 405 541 65 to 74 284 581 865
179 605 784 Older than 75 377 1,187 1,564
315 1,342 1,657 Total 661 2,241 2,902
Patients hospitalized 36.3%   Patients not hospitalized 63.7%
  1. Number of patients hospitalized because of the fracture versus number of patients discharged directly from the Emergency Department.