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Table 4 Direct Medical Burden and Subsequent Re-dislocation of Major Joint-dislocations in Taiwan, 2000-2005.

From: Epidemiological survey of orthopedic joint dislocations based on nationwide insurance data in Taiwan, 2000-2005

  Total Cases Averaged Medical expenditure Total Subjects Subjects with dislocations twice* Subjects with dislocations
3 times*
Subjects with dislocations
4 or more times*
  No. NT$: Mean(SD) No.(a) No.(b), %(b/a) No.(c), %(c/a) No.(d), %(d/a)
Shoulder (831.X) 919 20,180(29,990) 884 20, 2.26% 6, 0.68% 1, 0.11%
Elbow (832.X) 459 16,616(30,919) 428 14, 3.27% 0, 0.00% 3, 0.70%
Wrist (833.X) 209 40,647(65,263) 208 1, 0.48% 0, 0.00% 0, 0.00%
Hip (835.X) 312 36,398(51,320) 261 23, 8.81% 5, 1.92% 5, 1.92%
Knee (836.X) 84 62,294(48,660) 84 0, 0.00% 0, 0.00% 0, 0.00%
Ankle (837.X) 121 41,182(45,115) 121 0, 0.00% 0, 0.00% 0, 0.00%
  1. *: The mean durations(mean ± SD, month) between index dislocation and subsequent re-dislocation were below: shoulder(10.55 ± 12.42 ms), elbow(4.22 ± 6.25 ms), wrist(0.10 ms), and hip(5.97 ± 11.01 ms).
  2. Note: the currency conversion rate is US$1 = NT$33.