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Dipaola L. Hip fractures in Italy: 2000-2005 extension study. In: Osteoporos Int (2010) 21:1323-1330, vol. 21 (21) pp. 1323 - 1330. International Osteoporosis Foundation and National Osteoporosis Foundation 2009, 2010.
 
 
Abstract
(English)
Summary A total of 507,671 people ≥65 experienced hip fractures between 2000 and 2005. In 2005, 94,471 people ≥65 were hospitalized due to hip fractures, corresponding to a 28.5% increase over 6 years. Most fractures occurred in patients ≥75 (82.9%; n=420,890; +16% across 6 years), particularly in women (78.2%; n=396,967).
DOI: DOI 10.1007/s00198-009-1084-x
Subject osteoporosis,
hip fracture,


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