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Table 3 Location of 352 Surgeries with an “Other” Indication, as determined by gold standard review

From: Validation of an electronic coding algorithm to identify the primary indication of orthopedic surgeries from administrative data

Surgery Location Number of Procedures (%)
Ankle/Foot 17 (5%)
Arm/Hand 32 (9%)
Cervical Spine 71 (20%)
Femur 38 (11%)
Hip 50 (14%)
Knee 70 (20%)
Lumbar Spinea 52 (15%)
Thoracic Spine 22 (6%)
  1. aThese represented cases where neither lumbar spinal stenosis or herniated disc were an indication for the spinal surgery