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Am J Public Health. 1994 August; 84(8): 1316–1318.
PMCID: PMC1615457

Subsequent hip fracture among older adults.

Abstract

Subsequent hip fracture among the 368 Longitudinal Study on Aging respondents who fractured their hips from 1984 through 1991 was prospectively examined. Case-by-case review of the billing records indicated that 27 subsequent hip fractures occurred, for a rate of 1 every 33.8 person-years. Multivariable proportional hazard regression revealed that increased risks of subsequent hip fracture were associated with poor perceived health status and dizziness.

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