The effect of socioeconomic deprivation on fracture incidence in the United Kingdom

@article{Jones2003TheEO,
  title={The effect of socioeconomic deprivation on fracture incidence in the United Kingdom},
  author={Sarah Olwen Jones and Antony Johansen and Julieann Brennan and John Butler and Ronan A. Lyons},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2003},
  volume={15},
  pages={520-524}
}
Lifestyle factors such as diet and physical activity vary in different social and income groups, and are known to be important influences on the incidence of osteoporotic fractures. Financial and social pressures are a common concern for older people. We set out to study the effect of socioeconomic deprivation on the incidence of fracture in older people and to compare the findings with those for younger groups. The All Wales Injury Surveillance System (AWISS) is a computerized system that… CONTINUE READING

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