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Table 2 case numbers§ and prevalence rates of dorsopathies (ICD-10) in German children and youths

From: Prevalence of diagnosis and direct treatment costs of back disorders in 644,773 children and youths in Germany

  age group (0-14 years)* age group (15-24 years)** total collective#
ICD10 number of cases extra-polation prevalence (%) number of cases extra-polation prevalence(%) number of cases extra-polation prevalence(%)
M40 kyphosis and lordosis
F 1,857 61,838 1.05 1,807 60,173 1.28 3,664 122,011 1.15
M 1,689 56,244 0.92 1,836 61,139 1.28 3,525 117,383 1.08
Σ 3,546 118,082 0.99 3,643 121,312 1.28 7,189 239,394 1.11
M41 scoliosis
F 4,428 147,452 2.51 5,387 179,387 3.80 9,815 326,840 3.09
M 3,899 129,837 2.12 4,402 146,587 3.07 8,301 276,423 2.54
Σ 8,327 277,289 2.31 9,789 325,974 3.44 18,116 603,263 2.81
M42 spinal osteochondrosis
F 276 9,191 0.16 984 32,767 0.70 1,260 41,958 0.40
M 319 10,623 0.17 1,525 50,783 1.07 1,844 61,405 0.56
Σ 595 19,814 0.17 2,509 83,550 0.88 3,104 103,363 0.48
M43 other deforming dorsopathies
F 2,292 76,324 1.30 2,109 70,230 1.49 4,401 146,553 1.38
M 2,490 82,917 1.35 1,844 61,405 1.29 4,334 144,322 1.33
Σ 4,782 159,241 1.33 3,953 131,635 1.39 8,735 290,876 1.35
M45 ankylosing spondylitis
F 10 333 0.01 84 2,797 0.06 94 3,130 0.03
M 23 766 0.01 122 4,063 0.09 145 4,829 0.04
Σ 33 1,099 0.01 206 6,860 0.07 239 7,959 0.04
M46 other inflammatory spondylopathies
F 23 766 0.01 121 4,029 0.09 144 4,795 0.05
M 12 400 0.01 91 3,030 0.06 103 3,430 0.03
Σ 35 1,166 0.01 212 7,060 0.07 247 8,225 0.04
M47 spondylosis
F 205 6,827 0.12 1,491 49,650 1.05 1,696 56,477 0.53
M 137 4,562 0.08 977 32,534 0.68 1,114 37,096 0.34
Σ 342 11,389 0.01 2,468 82,184 0.87 2,810 93,573 0.44
M48 other spondylopathies
F 43 1,432 0.02 135 4,496 0.10 178 5,927 0.06
M 37 1,232 0.02 128 4,262 0.09 165 5,495 0.05
Σ 80 2,664 0.02 263 8,766 0.09 343 11,422 0.05
M49 spondylopathies in diseases classified elsewhere
F 15 500 0.01 11 366 0.01 26 866 0.01
M 19 633 0.01 12 400 0.01 31 1,032 0.01
Σ 34 1,132 0.01 23 766 0.01 57 1,898 0.01
M50 cervical disc disorders
F 129 4,296 0.07 527 17,549 0.37 656 21,845 0.21
M 96 3,197 0.05 256 8,525 0.18 352 11,722 0.11
Σ 222 7,393 0.06 783 26,074 0.27 1,008 33,566 0.16
M51 other intervertebral disc disorders
F 116 3,863 0.07 1,294 43,090 0.91 1,410 46,953 0.44
M 102 3,397 0.06 1,174 39,094 0.82 1,276 42,491 0.39
Σ 218 7,259 0.06 2,468 82,184 0.87 2,686 89,444 0.42
M53 other dorsopathies, not elsewhere classified
F 1,380 45,954 0.78 6,928 230,702 4.89 8,308 276,690 2.61
M 1,160 38,628 0.63 4,329 144,155 3.02 5,489 182,784 1.68
Σ 2,540 84,582 0.71 11,257 374,858 3.95 13,797 459,440 2.14
M54 dorsalgia
F 3,308 110,156 1.88 19,961 664,701 14.10 23,269 774,858 7.32
M 2,730 90,909 1.49 16,116 536,663 11.30 18,846 627,572 5.76
Σ 6,038 201,065 1.68 36,077 1,201,364 12.67 42,115 1,402,430 6.53
  1. F: female; M: male; § exact numbers of the 3% random sample and extrapolated rounded numbers of the insured German general population; * N (age group 0-14 years): 359,922 (female: 176,155, male: 183,767); ** N (age group 15-24 years): 284,851 (female: 141,680, male: 143,171); # N (total collective, 0-24 years): 644,773 (female: 317,835, male: 326,938); extrapolation to the whole German general population