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The effects of age, adiposity, and physical activity on the risk of seven site‐specific fractures in postmenopausal women

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Risk factors for fracture of the neck of the femur are relatively well established, but those for fracture at other sites are little studied. In this large population study we explore the role of age, body mass index (BMI), and physical activity on the risk of fracture at seven sites in postmenopausal women. As part of the Million Women Study, 1,154,821 postmenopausal UK women with a mean age of 56.0 (SD 4.8) years provided health and lifestyle data at recruitment in 1996 to 2001. All partici...

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Peer reviewed
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10.1002/jbmr.2826

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University of Oxford
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Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Psychosocial Oncology Research Training Program More from this funder
Michael Smith Foreign Study Supplements Program More from this funder
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Publisher:
Wiley Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research Journal website
Volume:
31
Issue:
8
Pages:
1559-1568
Publication date:
2016-03-07
Acceptance date:
2019-03-03
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ISSN:
1523-4681
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uuid:b28cd46e-7bb0-4087-af92-42d0d4757e8a
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608723
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pubs:608723

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