Table 6

Annual consultation prevalence per 10,000 registered persons for regions in the upper and lower limbs - total, and males by age group

Totala

Male (age group)

0-14

15-24

25-44

45-64

65-74

75+


Elbow

78

6

23

98

162

90

101

Forearm

7

1

3

8

4

2

6

Hand

132

46

144

122

142

177

134

Shoulder

199

7

59

177

312

366

280

Upper arm

11

0

5

9

10

7

15

Wrist

58

12

64

54

52

39

27

Ankle

88

36

69

103

94

90

110

Foot

208

107

90

163

239

315

329

Hip

115

23

38

38

111

241

232

Knee

324

85

209

288

415

519

597

Lower leg

41

33

41

36

42

68

73

Pelvis

100

26

73

99

108

145

113

Thigh

19

9

20

11

22

24

24


a males and females; age-gender standardised based on population figures for England and Wales in 2006[21]

Jordan et al. BMC Musculoskeletal Disorders 2010 11:144   doi:10.1186/1471-2474-11-144

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