The epidemiology of hip fractures across western Victoria, Australia

The epidemiology of hip fractures across western Victoria, Australia BackgroundHip fractures are associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Hip fracture incidence varies across different levels of accessibility/remoteness and socioeconomic status (SES). As part of the Ageing, Chronic Disease and Injury Study, we aimed to map the pattern of hip fractures across the western region of the Australian state of Victoria, which contains a range of remoteness levels and SES. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bone Elsevier

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Elsevier
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Copyright © 2017 Elsevier Inc.
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8756-3282
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10.1016/j.bone.2017.12.007
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Abstract

BackgroundHip fractures are associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Hip fracture incidence varies across different levels of accessibility/remoteness and socioeconomic status (SES). As part of the Ageing, Chronic Disease and Injury Study, we aimed to map the pattern of hip fractures across the western region of the Australian state of Victoria, which contains a range of remoteness levels and SES.

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BoneElsevier

Published: Mar 1, 2018

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