Risk factors for hip fracture in black women. The Northeast Hip Fracture Study Group.


BACKGROUND Although more than 1 percent of black women 80 years of age or older have hip fractures each year, little is known about risk factors for hip fracture in these women. METHODS We carried out a case-control study involving 144 black women admitted with a first hip fracture to 1 of 30 hospitals in New York and Philadelphia. The control were 218… (More)


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