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Epidemiology of childhood fractures in Britain: a study using the general practice research database.

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UNLABELLED: A population-based British cohort study, including approximately 6% of the population, was used to derive age- and sex-specific incidence rates of fractures during childhood. Fractures were more common among boys than girls, with peak incidences at 14 and 11 years of age, respectively. At childhood peak, incidence rates were only surpassed later in life at 85 years of age among women and never among men. INTRODUCTION: Fractures account for 25% of accidents and injuries in childho...

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10.1359/jbmr.040902

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
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Author
Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
19
Issue:
12
Pages:
1976-1981
Publication date:
2004-12-05
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
URN:
uuid:5cc27a95-a664-4158-8a92-e9419946736b
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126550
Local pid:
pubs:126550

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