Excess mortality attributable to hip fracture in white women aged 70 years and older.

@article{Magaziner1997ExcessMA,
  title={Excess mortality attributable to hip fracture in white women aged 70 years and older.},
  author={Jay S. Magaziner and Eva Lydick and William G. Hawkes and K M Fox and Sheryl Itkin Zimmerman and Richard S Epstein and J. Richard Hebel},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1997},
  volume={87 10},
  pages={1630-6}
}
OBJECTIVE The purpose of this study was to estimate the excess mortality attributable to hip fracture. METHODS The 6-year survival rate of community-dwelling White female hip fracture patients aged 70 years and older entering one of seven hospitals from 1984 to 1986 (n = 578) was compared with that of White female respondents aged 70 years and older interviewed in 1984 for the Longitudinal Study on Aging (n = 3773). RESULTS After age, education, comorbidity, and functional impairment were… CONTINUE READING

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