Table 3

Incidence of non-union by sex and anatomy

Site locationFemale incidence/100 000 paMale incidence/100 000 paTotal incidence/100 000 pa
Shoulder region clavicle)1.872.772.31
Upper arm (humerus)3.542.12.84
Forearm (radius and ulna)2.796.834.74
Hand0.41.50.93
Upper limb total8.613.210.82
Pelvis and femur2.432.042.24
Lower leg (tibia and fibula)1.833.422.6
Ankle and foot1.7721.88
Lower limb total6.027.466.72
Multiple sites0.040.060.05
Axial skeleton0.250.440.34
Total15.6522.4518.94