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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BACKGROUND: Knowledge on the epidemiology of non-hip fractures in Spain is limited and somewhat outdated.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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Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/1471-2474-13-79

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Name:
Ministerio de Sanidad, Política Social e Igualdad
Grant:
EC10-080
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Name:
Institut Català de la Salut
Funding agency for:
Prieto-Alhambra, D
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Institut Universitari d'Investigació en Atenció Primària Jordi Gol
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Prieto-Alhambra, D
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Red Temática de Investigación Cooperativa en Envejecimiento y Fragilidad
Publisher:
BioMed Central
Journal:
BMC musculoskeletal disorders More from this journal
Volume:
13
Issue:
1
Pages:
79
Publication date:
2012-01-01
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EISSN:
1471-2474
ISSN:
1471-2474
Language:
English
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uuid:69af18e5-d8ba-46ad-bcd0-67d71a664c4a
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pubs:334814
Source identifiers:
334814
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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