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Individual risk factors for hip osteoarthritis: obesity, hip injury, and physical activity.

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Hip osteoarthritis is a major cause of pain and disability. The authors explored individual risk factors for hip osteoarthritis in a population-based case-control study. The study was performed in two English health districts (Portsmouth and North Staffordshire) from 1993 to 1995. A total of 611 patients (210 men and 401 women) listed for hip replacement because of osteoarthritis over an 18-month period were compared with an equal number of controls selected from the general population and in...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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American journal of epidemiology More from this journal
Volume:
147
Issue:
6
Pages:
516-522
Publication date:
1998-03-01
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EISSN:
1476-6256
ISSN:
0002-9262
Language:
English
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pubs:125529
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uuid:6ba3b1b0-e504-4ac1-82a5-8dc063138026
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125529
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2013-11-16

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