Epidemiology of pelvic fractures in a Swedish county.

  title={Epidemiology of pelvic fractures in a Swedish county.},
  author={Bj{\"o}rn Ragnarsson and Bo Jacobsson},
  journal={Acta orthopaedica Scandinavica},
  volume={63 3},
Epidemiologic features of pelvic fractures from 1976 to 1985 inclusive were studied in Skaraborg County, southwestern Sweden. The county had an average population of 269,000 inhabitants. During the 10-year period, 541 patients with pelvic fractures were treated in the hospital, and the incidence was 20 per 100,000. The incidence increased in the elderly, especially among women. Severe trauma dominated in age groups below 60 years, whereas moderate trauma dominated in older age groups. 81… CONTINUE READING

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