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A systematic review of hip fracture incidence and probability of fracture worldwide.

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UNLABELLED: The country-specific risk of hip fracture and the 10-year probability of a major osteoporotic fracture were determined on a worldwide basis from a systematic review of literature. There was a greater than 10-fold variation in hip fracture risk and fracture probability between countries. INTRODUCTION: The present study aimed to update the available information base available on the heterogeneity in the risk of hip fracture on a worldwide basis. An additional aim was to document var...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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10.1007/s00198-012-1964-3

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McCloskey, EV More by this author
Johansson, H More by this author
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Publisher:
Springer-Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA Journal website
Volume:
23
Issue:
9
Pages:
2239-2256
Publication date:
2012-09-05
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:095cfbbf-c8d4-41c1-8936-75bf5fd7ecbc
Source identifiers:
353365
Local pid:
pubs:353365

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