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Table 1 The characteristics of included children

From: Compliance of functional exercises in school-age children with limb fractures: implication for nursing countermeasures

Variables Compliance group(n = 118) Non-compliance group(n = 210) t/χ2 p
Age(y) 11.02 ± 2.35 8.96 ± 2.71 3.021 0.005
Male/female 75/43 142/68 2.408 0.091
BMI(kg/m2) 21.34 ± 2.44 22.01 ± 3.52 6.663 0.076
Only child of family    1.418 0.002
  Yes 36(30.51%) 151(71.90%)   
  No 82(69.49%) 59(28.10%)   
Place of residence    2.112 0.107
  Rural area 47(39.83%) 85(40.48%)   
  City 71(60.17%) 125(59.52%)   
Guardians    5.291 0.013
  Parents 79(66.95%) 82(39.05%)   
  Grandparents 30(25.42%) 124(59.05%)   
  Others 9(7.63%) 4(1.90%)   
Type of fracture    4.119 0.055
  Closed 85(72.03%) 149(70.95%)   
  Open 33(27.97%) 61(29.05%)   
Site of fracture    2.814 0.054
  Upper limb 72(61.02%) 114(54.29%)   
  Lower limb 38(32.20%) 75(35.71%)   
  Both 8(6.78%) 21(10%)   
Causes of fracture    1.947 0.106
  Traffic accident 61(51.69%) 104(49.52%)   
  Fall 55(46.62%) 102(48.57%)   
  Others 2(1.69%) 4(%)   
Type of Temperament    2.988 0.001
  Easy-going temperament 74(62.72%) 60(28.57%)   
  Troublesome temperament 17(14.41%) 67(31.90%)   
  Initiate slow temperament 16(13.56%) 51(24.29%)   
  Intermediate temperament 11(9.32%) 32(15.24%)