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Statistics about Fractured femur

Prevalence and incidence statistics for Fractured femur:

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Incidence (annual) of Fractured femur: 3,948 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)

Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 1,155 or 0.09% or 235,486 people in USA [about data]

Incidence extrapolations for USA for Fractured femur: 235,486 per year, 19,623 per month, 4,528 per week, 645 per day, 26 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this extrapolation calculation uses the incidence statistic: 3,948 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)

Society statistics for Fractured femur

Hospitalization statistics for Fractured femur:

The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Fractured femur:

  • 0.7% (89,313) of hospital consultant episodes were for fracture of femur in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 79% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for fracture of femur in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 17 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for fracture of femur in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 77 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for fracture of femur in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 7% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 76% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.4% (1,784,340) of hospital bed days were for fracture of femur in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • Hospitalization statistics in Australia:
    • Hospitalisations for fracture of femur at public hospitals occurred in 9.7 people per 10,000 population in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)
    • 12.3 days was the mean length of stay in public hospitals for fracture of femur in Australia 2001-02 (Australian Hospital Data, AIHW, Australia, 2001-02)

About statistics:

This page presents a variety of statistics about Fractured femur. The term 'prevalence' of Fractured femur usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Fractured femur at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Fractured femur refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Fractured femur diagnosed each year. Hence, these two statistics types can differ: a short-lived disease like flu can have high annual incidence but low prevalence, but a life-long disease like diabetes has a low annual incidence but high prevalence. For more information see about prevalence and incidence statistics.

 

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