Hip fracture incidence and hospitalisations in Australia 2015–16 [AIHW]

In 2015–16, there were an estimated 18,746 new hip fractures in Australia, a crude rate of 199 hip fractures per 100,000 population aged 45 and over. This represents a decline in the rate of hip fractures over time, suggesting that measures to reduce risk factors and prevent falls are having an effect.

Hip fracture incidence and hospitalisations in Australia 2015–16

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