Table 1

Baseline characteristics of randomised participants

3-in-1 (n=90)FIB (n=88)
Age in years, mean (SD)78 (11)80 (10)
Women, n (%)65 (72)66 (75)
Fracture type, n (%)
 Subcapital43 (48)42 (48)
 Intertrochanteric37 (41)34 (38)
  Basicervical10 (11)12 (14)
Centre, n (%)
  Bristol57 (51)55 (49)
  Plymouth33 (50)33 (50)
Pre-block analgesia n (%)
  None5 (6)10 (11)
  Oral only11 (12)8 (9)
  Intravenous paracetamol8 (9)8 (9)
  Intravenous morphine66 (73)62 (71)
Pre-block pain score, mean (SD)64 (26)65 (26)
  • FIB, fascia iliaca block.