Epidemiology of fractures in the United Kingdom 1988-2012: Variation with age, sex, geography, ethnicity and socioeconomic status.

@article{Curtis2016EpidemiologyOF,
  title={Epidemiology of fractures in the United Kingdom 1988-2012: Variation with age, sex, geography, ethnicity and socioeconomic status.},
  author={Elizabeth Curtis and Robert Y. van der Velde and Rebecca Jane Moon and Joop P. W. van den Bergh and Piet P. Geusens and F. Valcke M. de Vries and Tjeerd P van Staa and Cyrus Cooper and Nicholas C W Harvey},
  journal={Bone},
  year={2016},
  volume={87},
  pages={
          19-26
        }
}
UNLABELLED Rates of fracture worldwide are changing. Using the Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD), age, and gender, geographical, ethnic and socioeconomic trends in fracture rates across the United Kingdom were studied over a 24-year period 1988-2012. Previously observed patterns in fracture incidence by age and fracture site were evident. New data on the influence of geographic location, ethnic group and socioeconomic status were obtained. INTRODUCTION With secular changes in age… CONTINUE READING
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