Statistics about Vertebral fracture
Prevalence and incidence statistics for Vertebral fracture:
See also prevalence and incidence page for Vertebral fracture
Incidence (annual) of Vertebral fracture: 1,260 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)
Incidence Rate: approx 1 in 3,619 or 0.03% or 75,155 people in USA [about data]
Incidence extrapolations for USA for Vertebral fracture:
75,155 per year,
6,262 per month,
1,445 per week,
205 per day,
8 per hour,
0 per minute,
0 per second.
Note: this extrapolation calculation uses the incidence statistic: 1,260 annual cases in Victoria 1996 (DHS-VIC)
This page presents a variety of statistics about Vertebral fracture.
The term 'prevalence' of Vertebral fracture usually refers to the estimated population
of people who are managing Vertebral fracture at any given time.
The term 'incidence' of Vertebral fracture refers to the annual diagnosis rate,
or the number of new cases of Vertebral fracture 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.