Hip fractures in Norway 1999–2008: time trends in total incidence and second hip fracture rates. A NOREPOS study

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Declining incidences of hip fractures are reported from western countries. Norway has among the highest rates in the world. The aim of this study was to investigate trends in total hip fracture rates in Norway between 1999 and 2008 and risk of second hip fractures. All hospitalizations given a hip fracture diagnosis code (International Classification of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10654-012-9711-9

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