Decreased incidence of hip fracture in Hispanics, Asians, and blacks: California Hospital Discharge Data.

@article{Silverman1988DecreasedIO,
  title={Decreased incidence of hip fracture in Hispanics, Asians, and blacks: California Hospital Discharge Data.},
  author={Stuart L. Silverman and Ruth Madison},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1988},
  volume={78 11},
  pages={1482-3}
}
We examined the incidence of hip fracture in Non-Hispanic White, Hispanic, Black, and Asian Americans for the years 1983 and 1984 using a data base which contains a summary of all hospitalizations for the State of California. We found a consistently lower risk for hip fracture after age 60 in Hispanic, Black, and Asian American females than in White females who were not Hispanic. Overall age-adjusted hip fracture rates in Hispanic, Black, and Asian females were 49.7, 57.3, and 85.4… CONTINUE READING

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