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Secular trends in proximal femoral fracture, Oxford record linkage study area and England 1968-86.

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OBJECTIVE: To study hospital admission rates for fractures of the proximal femur over a period when incidence is reported to have increased, compensating for known lack of precision in coding, excluding nonemergency admissions and transfers, and modelling for age, period, and cohort effects. DESIGN: Validation of coding of a sample of hospital admissions followed by study of two sets of routinely collected statistical abstracts of hospital records; graphical analysis and statistical modelling...

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10.1136/jech.51.4.424

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
Role:
Author
Journal:
Journal of epidemiology and community health
Volume:
51
Issue:
4
Pages:
424-429
Publication date:
1997-08-05
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EISSN:
1470-2738
ISSN:
0143-005X
URN:
uuid:cb5f424b-61f9-421e-8544-21d67f2c3ffd
Source identifiers:
247075
Local pid:
pubs:247075

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