Table 1

Annual intervention rate (AIR) for inguinal and femoral hernia repair by sex and age group
Inguinal hernia Women Men Total
Unilat Bilat Total Unilat Bilat Total
n n n AIR n n n AIR n AIR
0 y 92 232 324 148.8 1190 154 1344 584.9 1668 372.7
01-05 y 953 375 1328 124.6 3392 145 3537 313.4 4865 221.7
06-14 y 513 80 593 32.3 1600 39 1639 84.4 2232 59.1
15-24 y 262 7 269 12.2 2090 69 2159 92.9 2428 53.5
25-44 y 2063 74 2137 29.5 18572 1113 19685 257.5 21822 146.6
45-64 y 3612 129 3741 61.5 44316 3274 47590 789.4 51331 423.9
65-74 y 2754 155 2909 113.6 26495 1714 28209 1318.5 31118 662.1
75-84 y 2455 101 2556 133.2 14264 785 15049 1324.4 17605 576.4
> 85 y 646 29 675 88.5 2215 116 2331 865.8 3006 291.3
Total 13350 1182 14532 60.8 114134 7409 121543 532.1 136075 291.2
Femoral hernia Women Men Total
Unilat Bilat Total Unilat Bilat Total
n n n AIR n n n AIR n AIR
0 y 0 1 1 0.5 1 0 1 0.4 2 0.4
01-05 y 11 0 11 1.0 6 3 9 0.8 20 0.9
06-14 y 13 0 13 0.7 10 0 10 0.5 23 0.6
15-24 y 30 0 30 1.4 11 2 13 0.6 43 0.9
25-44 y 498 14 512 7.1 161 7 168 2.2 680 4.6
45-64 y 976 33 1009 16.6 508 20 528 8.8 1537 12.7
65-74 y 741 13 754 29.4 409 24 433 20.2 1187 25.3
75-84 y 839 33 872 45.5 351 12 363 31.9 1235 40.4
> 85 y 432 5 437 57.3 88 2 90 33.4 527 51.1
Total 3540 99 3639 15.2 1545 70 1615 7.1 5254 11.2

Saia et al.

Saia et al. BMC Health Services Research 2013 13:349   doi:10.1186/1472-6963-13-349

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