Ortho Stats & Facts


Information about common musculoskeletal diseases and disorders, and for the frequency of sports, home and work-related injuries:  http://www.aaos.org/research/stats/patientstats.asp.  

Orthopaedic Surgeon Quick Facts
where do they work, what do they specialize in, and in what setting do they practice?  http://www.aaos.org/research/stats/Surgeonstats.asp

 

The Burden of Musculoskeletal Diseases in the United States: http://www.boneandjointburden.org/

Figures on Total Joint Replacement – Hip, Knee, Shoulder and Elbow ─ Spinal Fusion, and Treatment of Fracture or Dislocation of Hip and Femur

2012: National estimates*

 

Source: DATA SOURCE: HCUP National Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2012, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ). Accessed January 2015.

  TOTAL HIP REPLACEMENT
  Total number of discharges
  All discharges 320,420 100%
  Sex:   Male 140,860 44%
    Female 179,540 56%

 

 

  Partial Hip Replacement
  Total number of discharges
  All discharges 96,485 100%
  Sex:   Male 28,790 30%
    Female 67,695 70%



 Total Knee Replacement
  Total number of discharges
  All discharges 631,264 100%
  Sex:   Male 237,895 38%
    Female 393,345 62%


 Spinal Fusion
  Total number of discharges
  All discharges 486,290 100%
  Sex:   Male 225,230 46%
    Female 201,000 54%


  Total Shoulder Replacement
  Total number of discharges
  All discharges 30,920 100%
  Sex:   Male 15,165 49%
    Female 15,755 51%


  Partial Shoulder Replacement
  Total number of discharges
  All discharges 12,920 100%
  Sex:   Male 4,970 38%
    Female 7,950 62%


  Total Elbow Replacement
  Total number of discharges
  All discharges 2,710 100%
  Sex:   Male 875 32%
    Female 1,835 68%


  Fracture or Dislocation of Hip and Femur
  Total number of discharges
  All discharges 330,055 100%
  Sex:   Male 103,090 31%
    Female 226,955 69%

 

 

 
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