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Relationship between mortality and BMI after fracture: a population-based study of men and women aged ≥40 years.

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Fractures in obese older individuals contribute significantly to the overall burden on primary health care, but data on their impact on mortality are lacking. We studied the association between obesity and mortality following hip and nonhip clinical fractures in a retrospective, population-based cohort study. The Sistema d'Informació pel Desenvolupament de la Investigació en Atenció Primària (SIDIAP(Q) ) database contains primary care computerized medical records of a representative sample of...

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10.1002/jbmr.2209

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University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
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John Wiley and Sons Inc.
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Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research More from this journal
Volume:
29
Issue:
8
Pages:
1737-1744
Publication date:
2014-08-01
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
Language:
English
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uuid:aa57fb9a-1d37-44aa-b482-8581e02c92d6
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457449
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2014-05-13

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