Lower prevalence of hip fractures in foreign-born individuals than in Swedish-born individuals during the period 1987-1999

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BACKGROUND This is the first longitudinal study with a 22-year follow-up, based on a national and complete sample, to determine whether the prevalence of hip fracture and the age when it occurs are influenced by migration and by being foreign-born. Cultural background and environmental factors such as UV-radiation and lifestyle during childhood and… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1471-2474-11-203

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