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Table 1 Treatment incidence of pathologic fracture cases categorized by anatomic location in Taiwan, 2008 (valid n = 5244)

From: Treatment incidence of and medical utilization for hospitalized subjects with pathologic fractures in Taiwan-Survey of the 2008 National Health Insurance data

  Total Inc.* for those Inc.* for those Inc.* for those
  enrolled cases aged 0-19.9 aged 20-49.9 aged 50 or over
Category of fracture Cases Inc. * Female Male Female Male Female Male
Pathologic fracture of humerus (733.11) 154 0.67 0.04 0.21 0.30 0.18 1.82 2.03
Pathologic fracture of distal radius and ulna (733.12) 18 0.08 0.00 0.04 0.05 0.05 0.25 0.10
Pathologic fracture of vertebrae (733.13) 2424 10.58 0.04 0.14 1.91 1.33 41.97 29.29
Pathologic fracture of neck of femur (733.14) 254 1.11 0.04 0.14 0.39 0.31 3.63 3.08
Pathologic fracture of other specified part of femur (733.15) 128 0.56 0.12 0.14 0.19 0.22 1.72 1.41
Pathologic fracture of tibia and fibula (733.16) 25 0.11 0.00 0.04 0.04 0.09 0.28 0.26
Pathologic fracture, other specified or unspecified sites (733.1,733.10, 733.19) 2241 9.78 0.27 0.53 2.49 2.21 33.36 29.06
  1. *Inc.: treatment incidence, 1/100,000.