Histories including number of falls may improve risk prediction for certain non-vertebral fractures in older men.


OBJECTIVE To determine whether information on number of falls on a falls history screen predicts risk of non-vertebral and hip fracture. METHODS A cohort of 5995 community-dwelling men aged 65 years and older (mean 73.7) was followed over 7.2 years for incident non-vertebral fractures. Cox proportional hazard models were used to calculate hazard ratios… (More)
DOI: 10.1136/ip.2009.021915

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