It just is
It used to be a death sentance to have a fractured hip, but we have come so far with rapid surgery, antibiotics abd anticoagulants, it is not so any more.
This hold if you are rather healthy. As u add comorbidities your assume mor risk,
if elderly means debilitated with many problems, there is a higher risk, but in my34 years of training and practice, i neber had a death from surgery.