Table 2

Number and proportion of meniscal resections, meniscal repairs and debridement by sex, age group, Regional Health Authority (RHA), public and private hospitals in 2012 and 2016

Meniscal resectionMeniscal repairDebridement
201220162012201620122016
Sex, number (%)*
 Males7181 (60)4482 (62)358 (66)648 (62)1950 (54)677 (51)
 Females4859 (40)2691 (38)184 (34)401 (38)1633 (46)652 (49)
Age group, number (%)
 10–19301 (3)343 (5)155 (32)289 (28)70 (4)71 (5)
 20–29722 (6)719 (10)180 (37)334 (32)156 (8)134 (10)
 30–391286 (11)939 (13)86 (18)224 (21)261 (14)164 (12)
 40–492734 (24)1842 (26)47 (10)149 (14)451 (23)326 (25)
 50–593117 (28)1849 (26)12 (2)45 (4)530 (28)342 (26)
 60–692313 (21)1072 (15)4 (1)6 (1)350 (18)210 (16)
 70–79674 (6)372 (5)96 (5)78 (6)
 80+106 (1)37 (1)13 (1)4 (0.3)
Patients ≥ 50  by hospital type and region (%)
 Public, South-East RHA594645256
 Public, other RHAs5446465334
 Private (all RHAs)5448435047
Hospital type and region, number (%)
 Public, South-East RHA5531 (50)2426 (34)281 (58)615 (59)653 (23)298 (39)
 Public, other RHAs3157 (28)2114 (29)205 (42)295 (28)822 (34)508 (23)
 Private, South-East RHA1515 (13)978 (14)76 (7)79 (4)60 (4)
 Private, other RHAs976 (9)1653 (23)63 (6)373 (19)463 (34)
 Sum annual procedures11 253 (100)7173 (100)486 (100)1049 (100)1927 (100)1329 (100)
  • *Values for ‘2012’ refer to 2013.