Table 2:

Use of spine augmentation among 228,329 patients presenting with a primary diagnosis of vertebral fracture

No. (%) Not Receiving Spine AugmentationNo. (%) Receiving Spine AugmentationP
Race
    White68,502 (42.5)92,779 (57.5)Ref
    Black2226 (61.3)1405 (38.7)<.001
    Hispanic3445 (47.7)3777 (52.3)<.001
    Asian/Pacific Islander1577 (46.9)1784 (53.1)<.001
Insurance
    Medicare85,893 (42.8)11,4768 (57.2)Ref
    Private8979 (45.5)10,766 (54.2)<.001
    Medicaid2434 (56.1)1907 (43.9)<.001
    Self-Pay725 (59.8)488 (40.2)<.001
  • Note:—Ref indicates reference.