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AOCBC-11.1 Data Details

AOCBC-11.1 Reduce hip fractures among females aged 65 years and older

About the Data

Description of the data source, numerator, denominator, survey questions, and other relevant details about the national estimate.

National Data Source
National Hospital Discharge Survey (NHDS); Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center for Health Statistics (CDC/NCHS)
Changed Since the Healthy People 2020 Launch
per 100,000 (age adjusted—see Comments)
Baseline (Year)
823.5 (2007)
Target-Setting Method
10 percent improvement
Number of hospitalizations for hip fractures (principal diagnosis of ICD-9-CM code 820) among females aged 65 years and over
Number of females aged 65 years and over
Data Collection Frequency
Comparable Healthy People 2010 Objective
Retained from HP2010 objective
Methodology Notes

Principal diagnosis is the diagnosis chiefly responsible for admission of the person to the hospital.

FOR SINGLE DATA YEARS: Hospital discharge Rrates are calculated using the July 1 estimates of the civilian population from the Vintage matching the data year for the postcensal period based on the 2000 census. For example, July 1, 2007 civilian population for rates of data year 2007, the 2007 estimates from Vintage 2007 are used as the denominator for 2007 rates. Rates for 2010 are also calculated using the July 1 estimates based on the 2000 census.

Age Adjustment

This Indicator uses Age-Adjustment Groups:

  • Total: 65-74, 75+
  • Race/Ethnicity: 65-74, 75+
  • Geographic Region: 65-74, 75+
  • Marital Status: 65-74, 75+