Prevalence and Incidence of Fractured femur


About prevalence and incidence statistics: 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.

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]

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