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Regional and age-related variations in the proportions of hip fractures and major fractures among postmenopausal women: the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women.

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UNLABELLED: We examined variations in proportions of hip fractures and major fractures among postmenopausal women using the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW). The proportion of major fractures that were hip fractures varied with age and region, whereas variations in the proportion of fractures that were major fractures appeared modest. INTRODUCTION: In many countries, the World Health Organization fracture risk assessment tool calculates the probability of major fractu...

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10.1007/s00198-011-1840-6

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
23
Issue:
8
Pages:
2179-2188
Publication date:
2012-08-05
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:5016f42e-5018-4d16-80ba-78c27baa645e
Source identifiers:
400795
Local pid:
pubs:400795

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