Hip Fracture Incidence Rates in Singapore 1991–1998

@article{Koh2001HipFI,
  title={Hip Fracture Incidence Rates in Singapore 1991–1998
},
  author={Leonard Kh Koh and S.-M. Saw and Jeong-min Lee and K.-H. Leong and on behalf of the National Working Committee on Osteoporosis},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2001},
  volume={12},
  pages={311-318}
}
Abstract: In this population-based study, we determined the incidence rates of hip fracture among Singapore residents aged 50 years and above. Information was obtained from a centralized database system which captured admissions with the primary diagnosis of a closed hip fracture (ICD-9 codes 820, 820.0, 820.2 and 820.8, n= 12 927) from all health care establishments in the country from 1991 to 1998 inclusive. After removing duplicates, hospital transfers, readmissions and non-acute care… CONTINUE READING
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