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Table 1 Prevalence and years lived with disability counts, age-standardised rates per 100,000 population and the corresponding percentage change in age-standardised rates per 100,000 population between 1990 and 2019 for “all” musculoskeletal conditions in Australia

From: Disability burden due to musculoskeletal conditions and low back pain in Australia: findings from GBD 2019

Prevalent cases YLD
2019 counts 2019 ASR % change in ASR (‘90–‘19) 2019 counts 2019 ASR % change in ASR (‘90–‘19)
7,219,893.5
(6,847,113.0–7,616,567.8)
21,960.5
(20,743.3–23,247.7)
5.1
(2.1–8.0)
685,363.3
(487,722.7–921,471.5)
2132.6
(1522.7–2854.7)
1.8
(− 2.5 to 5.7)
  1. 95% uncertainty intervals are in parentheses; ASRs as per 100,000 population
  2. “All” musculoskeletal conditions combined, includes low back pain, neck pain, osteoarthritis (hip, knee, hand and other), rheumatoid arthritis, gout, and other musculoskeletal conditions
  3. ASR age standardised rate, YLD years lived with disability