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Prevalence and Incidence of Fractures

Incidence (annual) of Fractures:

1.5 million osteoporosis-related fractures ... see also overview of Fractures.

Incidence Rate:

approx 1 in 181 or 0.55% or 1.5 million people in USA [Source statistic for calcuation: "1.5 million osteoporosis-related fractures" -- see also general information about data sources]

Incidence extrapolations for USA for Fractures:

1,499,999 per year, 124,999 per month, 28,846 per week, 4,109 per day, 171 per hour, 2 per minute, 0 per second. [Source statistic for calculation: "1.5 million osteoporosis-related fractures" -- see also general information about data sources]

Incidence of types of Fractures:

For details see incidence of types of Fractures analysis; summary of available incidence by type data:

More Statistics about Fractures:

  • Deaths and related statistics
  • Hospitalization statistics
  • All statistics for Fractures

    About prevalence and incidence statistics:

    The term 'prevalence' of Fractures usually refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Fractures at any given time. The term 'incidence' of Fractures refers to the annual diagnosis rate, or the number of new cases of Fractures 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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