A seventy percent overestimation of the burden of hip fractures in women aged 85 and over.

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BACKGROUND Hip fractures are the most devastating result of osteoporosis and are common worldwide. Based on an exponential increase in incidence with age, many studies in the 1990s forecasted an epidemic of hip fracture in women in the next 15 years which is not currently being observed. Despite the ageing of the populations, accurate description of hip… (More)

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@article{Couris2007ASP, title={A seventy percent overestimation of the burden of hip fractures in women aged 85 and over.}, author={Chantal Marie Couris and Antoine Duclos and Muriel Rabilloud and Sandrine Couray-Targe and Ren{\'e} {\'E}cochard and Pierre Delmas and Anne-Marie Schott}, journal={Bone}, year={2007}, volume={41 5}, pages={896-900} }