Amount of social contact and hip fracture mortality.

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OBJECTIVES To study the association between amount of social contact and mortality after hip fracture in elderly participants. DESIGN Prospective cohort. SETTING Community residents of Baltimore, Maryland. PARTICIPANTS Six hundred seventy-four elderly participants. MEASUREMENTS Amount of telephone and direct personal contact between participants and… (More)
DOI: 10.1111/j.1532-5415.2008.01706.x

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