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Table 7 Annual consultation prevalence per 10,000 registered persons for regions in the upper and lower limbs - total, and females by age group

From: Annual consultation prevalence of regional musculoskeletal problems in primary care: an observational study

  Totala Female (age group)
   0-14 15-24 25-44 45-64 65-74 75+
Elbow 78 3 15 86 152 42 38
Forearm 7 4 3 7 14 8 16
Hand 132 34 94 127 242 166 164
Shoulder 199 9 73 184 347 398 343
Upper arm 11 3 7 14 27 13 27
Wrist 58 18 97 83 83 48 80
Ankle 88 27 77 85 135 122 117
Foot 208 90 132 194 356 341 316
Hip 115 33 57 75 184 358 400
Knee 324 54 192 242 472 667 686
Lower leg 41 13 25 40 41 55 93
Pelvis 100 24 134 158 101 133 100
Thigh 19 1 3 17 33 29 51
  1. a males and females; age-gender standardised based on population figures for England and Wales in 2006[21]