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Finalised Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) in England for Hip & Knee Replacements, April 2018 – March 2019

Official statistics
Publication Date:
Geographic Coverage:
England
Geographical Granularity:
Country, Strategic Health Authorities, Hospital Trusts, Primary Care Trusts, Independent Sector Health Care Providers, Clinical Commissioning Groups, NHS Trusts, Primary Care Organisations, County, Care Trusts, Hospital and Community Health Services
Date Range:
01 Apr 2018 to 31 Mar 2019

Patient Profile

Hip Replacements

For the 81,130 hip replacement procedures, a majority of patients were 50 years old or older (93.8%). Patients aged 50-69 accounted for 41.9% compared to 51.9% for those over 70 years old.

Image for infographic 59.4% of all hip replacements were carried out on female patients
59.4% of all hip replacements were carried out on female patients

40.5% were male patients

The chart below show the number of hip replacement procedures per 100,000 people by age and gender. The chart shows a similar pattern for males and females, with the highest rate for both males and females being the 75-79 age group (323.1 per 100,000 for female and 551.9 per 100,000 for males).

Download the data for this chart Hip replacement procedures per 100,000 people aged 10 and over by age and gender, 2018/19 (Source: PROMs, NHS Digital)

Knee Replacements

There were 93,911 knee replacement procedures and almost all patients were 50 years old or older (97.4%). Patients aged 50-69 accounted for 49.6% whereas 51.8% for those over 70 years old.

Image for infographic 56.5% of knee replacements were carried out on female patients
56.5% of knee replacements were carried out on female patients

43.5% were male patients.

The chart below shows the number of knee replacement procedures per 100,000 people by age and gender. As with hip replacements there is a similar pattern for males and females, with the highest rate for both males and females being the 75-79 age group (883.4 per 100,000 for female and 760.4 per 100,000 for males).

Download the data for this chart Knee replacement procedures per 100,000 people aged 10 and over by age and gender, 2018/19 (Source: PROMs, NHS Digital)
Last edited: 10 February 2020 3:38 pm