Table 3

International comparisons of age-sex-standardised rates of subacromial decompression

ArticleCountryData yearSAD rate (per 100 000 population)
Thorpe et al 37 Western Australia2013~115
Paloneva et al 39 Finland2011131
Vitale et al 40 New York State2006102
Iyengar et al 38 Florida State2007~130
Our DataEngland2016/1752
  • Numbers for Thorpe et al and Iyengar et al 38 were estimated from a graph; New York State data is for subacromial decompression with/without rotator cuff repair.

  • SAD, subacromial decompression.37–40