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Socioeconomic and living conditions are determinants of hip fracture incidence and age occurrence among community-dwelling elderly

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Published in Osteoporosis International. 2011, vol. 22, no. 2, p. 647-53
Abstract In this prospective, 10-year study in community-dwelling elderly aged 50 years and over, hip fracture incidence and accordingly age at hip fracture were inversely associated with the area-level income, independently of the geographical area. Age at hip fracture also depended of marital status but in a gender-specific way.
Keywords Age FactorsAge of OnsetAgedAged, 80 and overFemaleHip Fractures/economics/epidemiologyHumansIncidenceMaleMiddle AgedProspective StudiesResidence CharacteristicsRisk FactorsRural HealthSocioeconomic FactorsSwitzerland/epidemiologyUrban Health
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Research groups Chirurgie orthopédique et traumatologique (98)
Nutrition et os (66)
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GUILLEY, Edith et al. Socioeconomic and living conditions are determinants of hip fracture incidence and age occurrence among community-dwelling elderly. In: Osteoporosis International, 2011, vol. 22, n° 2, p. 647-53. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:24867

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