The fluoridation of drinking water and hip fracture hospitalization rates in two Canadian communities.

@article{SuarezAlmazor1993TheFO,
  title={The fluoridation of drinking water and hip fracture hospitalization rates in two Canadian communities.},
  author={Maria E Suarez-Almazor and Gordon Flowerdew and L. Duncan Saunders and Colin L. Soskolne and A. S. Russell},
  journal={American journal of public health},
  year={1993},
  volume={83 5},
  pages={689-93}
}
OBJECTIVES The purpose of this study was to compare hip fracture hospitalization rates between a fluoridated and a non-fluoridated community in Alberta, Canada: Edmonton, which has had fluoridated drinking water since 1967, and Calgary, which considered fluoridation in 1991 but is currently revising this decision. METHODS Case subjects were all individuals aged 45 years or older residing in Edmonton or Calgary who were admitted to hospitals in Alberta between January 1, 1981, and December 31… CONTINUE READING

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