Total Knee Replacement among Inpatients Aged 45 and Over

Notes: 1 Significant difference in 2000 between men and women within age group (p < 0.05).
2 Significant difference between 2000 and 2010 within sex and age group (p < 0.05).
3 Significant difference in 2010 between men and women within age group (p < 0.05).
Total knee replacement is defined as code 81.54 of the International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, Clinical Modification (ICD–9–CM) for any of four collected procedures. Rates were calculated using U.S. Census Bureau 2000-based postcensal civilian population estimates.

Data Source: CDC/NCHS, National Hospital Discharge Survey, 2000 and 2010.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention/National Center for Health Statistics: Hospitalization for Total Knee Replacement Among Inpatients Aged 45 and Over: United States, 2000–2010