Prevalence, incidence, and risk factors associated with hip fractures in community-dwelling older Mexican Americans: results of the Hispanic EPESE study. Establish Population for the Epidemiologic Study for the Elderly.

@article{Espino2000PrevalenceIA,
  title={Prevalence, incidence, and risk factors associated with hip fractures in community-dwelling older Mexican Americans: results of the Hispanic EPESE study. Establish Population for the Epidemiologic Study for the Elderly.},
  author={David V. Espino and Raymond F Palmer and Toni P. Miles and Charles P. Mouton and R. C. Wood and N S Bayne and Kyriakos P Markides},
  journal={Journal of the American Geriatrics Society},
  year={2000},
  volume={48 10},
  pages={1252-60}
}
OBJECTIVES To determine the rates and risk factors associated with hip fractures in the community-dwelling older Mexican-American population. DESIGN A prospective survey of a regional probability sample of older Mexican Americans aged 65 and over. SETTING The 1993-1996 Hispanic Established Population for the Epidemiologic Study of the Elderly (H-EPESE), a probability sample of noninstitutionalized Mexican Americans, aged 65 and over, living in the Southwestern states of Texas, New Mexico… CONTINUE READING