The risks of hip fracture in older people from private homes and institutions.

@article{Butler1996TheRO,
  title={The risks of hip fracture in older people from private homes and institutions.},
  author={Meg Butler and Robyn Norton and T Lee-Joe and Aiguo Cheng and A John Campbell},
  journal={Age and ageing},
  year={1996},
  volume={25 5},
  pages={381-5}
}
This study aimed to determine whether the incidence of hip fracture is greater among those living in institutions compared with those living in private homes. Over two and a half years of surveillance, 1832 hip fractures were identified, of which 58% were sustained by those living in private homes and 42% by those living in institutions. The risks of hip fracture, unadjusted for age and sex, were 10.5 times greater for those living in institutions compared with those living in private homes… CONTINUE READING

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