Basic Summary for Leg conditions


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Main name of condition: Leg conditions
Other names or spellings: Leg disorders, Leg diseases


What is Leg conditions?
  Brief description of Leg conditions: Any condition affecting the leg.
  Parent types of Leg conditions: All Disease Categories
  Organs Affected by Leg conditions: leg
  Types of Leg conditions: Leg injury, Foot conditions, Ankle conditions, Thigh conditions, Shin conditions, Toe conditions, Broken leg, Ewing's sarcoma, Fractured Lower Leg
Society issues for Leg conditions
  Hospitalization statistics for Leg conditions: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Leg conditions:
  • 0.54% (68,805) of hospital episodes were for injuries to knee and lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultations for injuries to knee and lower leg required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital episodes for injuries to knee and lower leg were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 46% of hospital episodes for injuries to knee and lower leg were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital admissions for injuries to knee and lower leg required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injuries to knee and lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injuries to knee and lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injuries to knee and lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 56% of hospitalisations for injuries to knee and lower leg occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 19% of hospitalisations for injuries to knee and lower leg occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3% of hospitalisations for injuries to knee and lower leg were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1.02% (534,150) of hospital bed days were for injuries to knee and lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.76% (97,213) of hospital episodes were for injuries to hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 79% of hospital consultations for injuries to hip and thigh required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 27% of hospital episodes for injuries to hip and thigh were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 73% of hospital episodes for injuries to hip and thigh were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 89% of hospital admissions for injuries to hip and thigh of required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 24.8 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injuries to hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injuries to hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 76 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injuries to hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9% of hospitalisations for injuries to hip and thigh occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 74% of hospitalisations for injuries to hip and thigh occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospitalisations for injuries to hip and thigh were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.51% (1,842,745) of hospital bed days were for injuries to hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.019% (2,396) of hospital consultant episodes were for superficial injuries of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injuries of hip and thigh required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 32% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injuries of hip and thigh were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 68% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injuries of hip and thigh were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injuries of hip and thigh required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9.4 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for superficial injuries of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for superficial injuries of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 70 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for superficial injuries of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injuries of hip and thigh occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 67% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injuries of hip and thigh occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injuries of hip and thigh were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.034% (17,650) of hospital bed days were for superficial injuries of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.009% (1,151) of hospital consultant episodes were for open wound of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of hip and thigh required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 78% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of hip and thigh were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 22% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of hip and thigh were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 93% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of hip and thigh required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for open wound of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for open wound of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 27 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for open wound of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 65% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of hip and thigh occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of hip and thigh occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of hip and thigh were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.007% (3,481) of hospital bed days were for open wound of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.7% (89,313) of hospital consultant episodes were for fracture of femur in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 79% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for fracture of femur in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 17 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for fracture of femur in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 77 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for fracture of femur in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 7% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 76% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for fracture of femur were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.4% (1,784,340) of hospital bed days were for fracture of femur in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.007% (945) of hospital consultant episodes were for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 85% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 60% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 86% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 14.1 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.021% (10,795) of hospital bed days were for dislocation, sprain and strain of joint and ligaments of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.0003% (44) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 73% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 26% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 43 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 68% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 16% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (318) of hospital bed days were for injury of nerves at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (82) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 80% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9.4 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 44% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (607) of hospital bed days were for injury of blood vessels at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.007% (895) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 89% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 17% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 89% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6.8 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 20% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.01% (5,360) of hospital bed days were for injury of muscle and tendon at hip and thigh level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.0001% (12) of hospital consultant episodes were for crushing injury of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of hip and thigh required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of hip and thigh were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of hip and thigh were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 89% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of hip and thigh required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 13.2 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for crushing injury of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for crushing injury of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for crushing injury of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 42% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of hip and thigh occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 50% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of hip and thigh occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of hip and thigh were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.0002% (121) of hospital bed days were for crushing injury of hip and thigh in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.024% (3,081) of hospital consultant episodes were for superficial injury of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 85% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injury of lower leg required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 34% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injury of lower leg were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 66% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injury of lower leg were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injury of lower leg required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8.5 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for superficial injury of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for superficial injury of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 62 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for superficial injury of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injury of lower leg occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 54% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injury of lower leg occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for superficial injury of lower leg were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.04% (21,098) of hospital bed days were for superficial injury of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.042% (5,403) of hospital consultant episodes were for open wound of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 91% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of lower leg required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 45% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of lower leg were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 55% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of lower leg were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 88% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of lower leg required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6.7 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for open wound of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for open wound of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 49 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for open wound of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 38% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of lower leg occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 35% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of lower leg occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for open wound of lower leg were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.061% (31,985) of hospital bed days were for open wound of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.037% (4,754) of hospital consultant episodes were for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 96% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 73% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 27% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.9 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 36 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 31% of hospital consultant episodes for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.023% (12,060) of hospital bed days were for dislocation, sprain and strain of joints and ligaments of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.0004% (45) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of nerves at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 93% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at lower leg level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 62% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at lower leg level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 38% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at lower leg level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 81% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at lower leg level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 5.5 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injury of nerves at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 34 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injury of nerves at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 71% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at lower leg level occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at lower leg level occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of nerves at lower leg level were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.0004% (219) of hospital bed days were for injury of nerves at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (65) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 60% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 40% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 92% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 8.3 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 48 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 57% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 22% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (423) of hospital bed days were for injury of blood vessels at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.028% (3,597) of hospital consultant episodes were for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 95% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 75% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 25% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 3.6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 43 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 83% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 4% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 1% of hospital consultant episodes for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.019% (10,185) of hospital bed days were for injury of muscle and tendon at lower leg level in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (65) of hospital consultant episodes were for crushing injury of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 94% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of lower leg required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 71% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of lower leg were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of lower leg were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 97% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of lower leg required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for crushing injury of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 2 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for crushing injury of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 37 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for crushing injury of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 78% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of lower leg occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 9% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of lower leg occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for crushing injury of lower leg were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (377) of hospital bed days were for crushing injury of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.001% (73) of hospital consultant episodes were for traumatic amputation of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 79% of hospital consultant episodes for traumatic amputation of lower leg required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 62% of hospital consultant episodes for traumatic amputation of lower leg were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 38% of hospital consultant episodes for traumatic amputation of lower leg were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 33% of hospital consultant episodes for traumatic amputation of lower leg required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 39.7 days was the mean length of stay in hospitals for traumatic amputation of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 29 days was the median length of stay in hospitals for traumatic amputation of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 63 was the mean age of patients hospitalised for traumatic amputation of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 37% of hospital consultant episodes for traumatic amputation of lower leg occurred in 15-59 year olds in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 34% of hospital consultant episodes for traumatic amputation of lower leg occurred in people over 75 in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0% of hospital consultant episodes for traumatic amputation of lower leg were single day episodes in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 0.004% (2,427) of hospital bed days were for traumatic amputation of lower leg in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)

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