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Table 3 Medicare inpatient population that had their femurs prophylactically fixated

From: The burden of metastatic disease of the femur on the Medicare system

Year Men <65 Women <65 <65 group Men 65+ Women 65+ 65+ group Total
2005 47 80 127 507 619 1126 1253
2006 59 89 148 515 687 1202 1350
2007 57 91 148 538 689 1227 1375
2008 61 106 167 490 585 1075 1242
2009 57 97 154 474 651 1125 1279
2010 48 115 163 467 548 1015 1178
2011 60 106 166 478 578 1056 1222
2012 64 121 185 491 613 1104 1289
2013a 1372
2014a 1364
r2 0.20 0.84 0.80 0.42 0.29 0.36 0.02
p value 0.27 0.001 0.003 0.08 0.17 0.11 0.68
Co (LCL; UCL) 1.11 (−1.11; 3.32) 5.18 (2.89; 7.46) 6.29 (3.16; 9.41) −6.26 (−13.66; 1.13) −11.24 (−28.89; 6.42) −17.50 (−40.70; 5.70) 3.41 (−15.20; 22.01)
  1. aData collected from CPT codes from the Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS) DataManager Online from the American Medical Association
  2. Italic values indicate statistically significance at p < 0.05