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Incidence Statistics for Types of Hand injury

The information below shows a list of types of Hand injury, with information as to the annual incidence of each of these types of Hand injury. Estimates of the people affected each year are calculated based on the available statistics.

Incidence Statistics for Types of Hand injury


Incidence Estimate

US people estimate

Statistic Used for Calculation

Hand fracture approx 1 in 507 or 0.20% or 536,287 people in USA 536,287 8,991 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)
Finger injury N/A N/A No information

Types of Hand injury

For more information about types of Hand injury, refer to our section on types of Hand injury.

About incidence:

The medical term 'incidence' of Hand injury usually refers to the annual diagnosis rate of new cases of Hand injury. Prevalence is a different medical disease measure that refers to the estimated population of people who are managing Hand injury at any given time (e.g. prevalence includes people who have had a medical condition for a long time). For more information on prevalence and incidence statistics, see about prevalence and incidence statistics.


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