Table 5

Delays until surgery

Group; subgroupMean delay (95% CI), d
Inpatients
 Overall3.8 (2.9–4.7)*
 Hip fracture1.8 (1.3–2.4)
 Tibial diaphyseal fracture2.8 (1.9–3.7)
Outpatients
 Overall11.4 (10.1–12.8)
 Distal radius fracture13.2 (10.7–15.6)
 Ankle fracture11.0 (9.0–12.9)
  • CI = confidence interval.

  • * p < 0.001 for difference between inpatients and outpatients.