Stephen J. Schueler, M.D.

Fractured Hip Incidence

Facts about hip fracture:

  • About 250,000 people suffer hip fractures in the US each year.
  • Nearly half of all people with hip fracture are more than 80 years old.

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Last Updated: Jul 1, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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