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Table 1 Prevalence per 100,000 persons and numbers of musculoskeletal diseases patients by age group in male and female in Korea, 2008

From: The economic burden of musculoskeletal disease in Korea: A cross sectional study

   Male    Female  
  Population* Prevalence Patients* Population* Prevalence Patients*
0-19 years old 6167.7 334.1 20.6 5567.1 455.0 25.3
20-64 years old 16216.1 5697.3 923.9 15640.0 12605.3 19714.6
≥65 years old 2032.2 25092.3 509.9 2983.8 56657.2 16905.6
Total 24415.9 6412.8 1454.4 24190.9 15818.8 36873.5
  1. *Unit: thousand persons
  2. Unit: per 100,000 persons.