Thought to be between around 11% in males and 6% in females of all hernia surgery in the United States. (1) I have seen lower figures but this is a large study.
(1)Source: Murphy Bl. Ubl DS Zhang J, Habermann EB,Farley Dr, Paley K. 'Trends of inguinal hernia repairs performed for recurrence in the United States'. Surgery. 2017 Sept 15 Epub
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