Trends in fracture incidence: a population-based study over 20 years.

  title={Trends in fracture incidence: a population-based study over 20 years.},
  author={Shreyasee Amin and Sara J. Achenbach and Elizabeth J. Atkinson and Sundeep Khosla and Lee Joseph Melton},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  volume={29 3},
To assess recent trends in fracture incidence from all causes at all skeletal sites, we used the comprehensive (inpatient and outpatient) data resources of the Rochester Epidemiology Project to estimate rates for Olmsted County, MN, USA, residents in 2009 to 2011 compared with similar data from 1989 to 1991. During the 3-year study period, 2009 to 2011, 3549 residents ≥50 years of age experienced 5244 separate fractures. The age- and sex-adjusted (to the 2010 US white population) incidence of… CONTINUE READING
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