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

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.

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+

References and More Information

  1. Klein, R.J.; Proctor, S.E.; Boudreault, M.A.; Turczyn, K.M. Healthy People 2010 Criteria for Data Suppression. Statistical Notes No. 24. Hyattsville, MD: National Center for Health Statistics. 2002.