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  1. Arti says:

    Demographic projections by Statistics Canada indicate that, by the year 2041, 1 in 4 Canadians will be older than 65 years. 8 million to 77. Hip fractures occur in 280,000 Americans (>5000 per week) and 36,000 (>690 per week) Canadians annually. 1–3 By the year 2040, the estimated annual healthcare costs will reach $9. 8 billion in the United States and $650 million in Canada. 2 million. By the year 2040, the number of people aged 65 or older will increase from 34. The number of hip fractures is likely to exceed 500,000 annually in the United States and 88,000 in Canada over the next 40 years.

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