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Table 2 Economic burden and prevalence of the five most costly musculoskeletal disease, 2008

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

  male female total
  prevalence* cost prevalence* cost prevalence* cost
Other dorsopathies 1808.5 563.2 3367.6 855.3 2604.1 1418.5
Disc disorders 1443.5 535.8 2213.2 781.9 1836.3 1317.7
Arthrosis 1609.4 307.5 7754.2 932.9 4745.1 1240.4
Soft tissue disorders 1161.4 381.1 2404.3 731.8 1795.7 1112.9
Inflammatory polyarthropathy 613.9 113.8 883.7 231.0 751.6 344.8
  1. *Unit: per 100,000 persons
  2. Unit: million dollars.