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