Predicting risk of osteoporotic and hip fracture in the United Kingdom: prospective independent and external validation of QFractureScores.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the performance of the QFractureScores for predicting the 10 year risk of osteoporotic and hip fractures in an independent UK cohort of patients from general practice records. DESIGN: Prospective cohort study. SETTING: 364 UK general practices contributing to The Health Improvement Network (THIN) database. PARTICIPANTS: 2.2 million adults registered with a general practice between 27 June 1994 and 30 June 2008, aged 30-85 (13 million person years), with 25,208 osteopor...Expand abstract
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