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Validity of self-report of fractures: results from a prospective study in men and women across Europe. EPOS Study Group. European Prospective Osteoporosis Study Group.

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In population-based studies of osteoporosis, ascertainment of fractures is typically based on self-report, with subsequent verification by medical records. The aim of this analysis was to assess the validity of self-report of incident nonspine fractures using a postal questionnaire. The degree of overreporting of fracture (false positives) was assessed by comparing self-reports of new fracture from respondents in the multicenter European Prospective Osteoporosis Study with data from other sou...

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10.1007/s001980050288

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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:
11
Issue:
3
Pages:
248-254
Publication date:
2000-01-01
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:7787ddb5-5efa-4e11-9b81-583917045b36
Source identifiers:
473471
Local pid:
pubs:473471

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