Hearing impairment increases the risk of distal radius, hip, and spine fractures: A longitudinal follow-up study using a national sample cohort

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OBJECTIVE Hearing impairment has been suggested to increase the risk of falls. However, most previous studies were conducted in an older population without classification of the fracture regions. This study aimed to delineate the risk of each fracture type in all age populations. METHODS The Korean National Health Insurance Service-National Sample Cohort… (More)
DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0192820

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