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"Burden of osteoporotic fractures in primary health care in Catalonia (Spain): a population-based study".

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BACKGROUND: Knowledge on the epidemiology of non-hip fractures in Spain is limited and somewhat outdated. Using computerized primary care records from the SIDIAP database, we derived age and sex-specific fracture incidence rates for the region of Catalonia during the year 2009. METHODS: The SIDIAP database contains quality-checked clinical information from computerized medical records of a representative sample of >5,800,000 patients (80% of the population of Catalonia). We conducted a re...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2474-13-79

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Prieto-Alhambra, D
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BioMed Central Publisher's website
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BMC musculoskeletal disorders Journal website
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
79
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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1471-2474
ISSN:
1471-2474
Source identifiers:
334814

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