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Prospective observational study of physical functioning, physical activity, and time outdoors and the risk of hip fracture: a population-based cohort study of 158,057 older adults in the 45 and up study.

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Low levels of physical activity or sun exposure and limitations to physical functioning (or disability) have been identified as possible risk factors for hip fracture. However, these factors are closely related, and data on their independent and joint association with risk of hip fracture are limited. A total of 158,057 individuals aged ≥45 years sampled from the general population of New South Wales, Australia, from the prospective 45 and Up Study completed a baseline postal questionnaire in...

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10.1002/jbmr.1963

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Journal:
Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research
Volume:
28
Issue:
10
Pages:
2222-2231
Publication date:
2013-10-05
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
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uuid:8378dc16-614f-4a14-ad9b-a3cf4a852cbc
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433198
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pubs:433198

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