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

Subsequent hip fracture among older adults.


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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