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Table 2 Enrolment data of studied patients

From: Posterior short-segment fixation with implanting pedicle screw in the fractured level as a feasible method for treatment of thoracolumbar fracture

Data Findings
Age (years) Strata <40 22 (61.1%)
40-49 8 (22.2%)
≥50 6 (16.7%)
Total 44.3±1.6
Gender Males 26 (72.2%)
Females 10 (27.8%)
Mechanism of injury Road traffic accident 20 (55.6%)
Fall from height 12 (33.3%)
Hit by falling objects 4 (11.1%)
Injury-surgery interval (days) 4.8±1.6
Injury segmental distribution Thoracic (T0-T12) 10 (27.8%)
Lumbar (L1-L2) 26 (72.2%)
Type of fracture Type A
(Compression)
A1 4 (11.1%)
A2 12 (33.3%)
A3 10 (27.8%)
Total 26 (72.2%)
Type B (Distraction) 6 (16.7%)
Type C (Rotation) 4 (11.1%)
  1. Data are presented as numbers & mean±SD; percentages are in parenthesis