Amputee Statistics

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Source: Diabetes Amputation Prevention, Net Wellness
Research Date: 7.28.2013
Amputation Statistics
Total amount of amputations performed in the U.S. each year 65,000
Total number of amputees living in the U.S. 1.7 million
Percent of amputations that occur due to a vascular disease 82%
Percent of amputations that are performed due to trauma 22%
Percent of amputation that are performed from being congenital 4%
Total number of lower limb amputations performed each year 113,000
Percent of amputations that are done with the loss of 1 or more fingers (most common amputation) each year 65.000
Percent of amputations that are performed on males 77%
Percent of amputations that occur on people over the age of 50 80%
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Source: Statistic Brain Research Institute (Online / Direct Response Mail)
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: September 2, 2016

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