Statistics about Hip Replacement
Prevalence and incidence statistics for Hip Replacement:
See also prevalence and incidence page for Hip Replacement
Incidence (annual) of Hip Replacement: 120,000 annually (NIAMS); 120,000 annual hip replacement operations in the USA.
Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 2,266 or 0.04% or 120,000 people in USA [about data]
Incidence extrapolations for USA for Hip Replacement:
120,000 per year,
10,000 per month,
2,307 per week,
328 per day,
13 per hour,
0 per minute,
0 per second.
Note: this extrapolation calculation uses the incidence statistic: 120,000 annually (NIAMS); 120,000 annual hip replacement operations in the USA.
This page presents a variety of statistics about Hip Replacement.
The term 'prevalence' of Hip Replacement usually refers to the estimated population
of people who are managing Hip Replacement at any given time.
The term 'incidence' of Hip Replacement refers to the annual diagnosis rate,
or the number of new cases of Hip Replacement 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.