Risk factors for hip fracture in European women: the MEDOS Study. Mediterranean Osteoporosis Study.

@article{Johnell1995RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for hip fracture in European women: the MEDOS Study. Mediterranean Osteoporosis Study.},
  author={Olof Johnell and Bo Gullberg and J. A. Kanis and E. Allander and L. Elffors and Jan Dequeker and Guzin Dilsen and Carlo Gennari and A A Lopes Vaz and Georgios P Lyritis},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={1995},
  volume={10 11},
  pages={1802-15}
}
The aims of this study were to determine common international risk factors for hip fracture in women aged 50 years or more. We studied women aged 50 years or more who sustained a hip fracture in 14 centers from Portugal, Spain, France, Italy, Greece, and Turkey over a 1-year period. Women aged 50 years or more selected from the neighborhood or population registers served as controls. Cases and controls were interviewed using a structured questionnaire on work, physical activity, exposure to… CONTINUE READING
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