Regional and age-related variations in the proportions of hip fractures and major fractures among postmenopausal women: the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women
Pfeilschifter, J × Cooper, C Watts, N B Flahive, J Saag, K G Adachi, J D Boonen, Steven Chapurlat, R Compston, J E Díez-Pérez, A LaCroix, A Z Netelenbos, J C Rossini, M Roux, C Sambrook, P N Silverman, S Siris, E S #
Osteoporosis International vol:23 issue:8 pages:2179-88
We examined variations in proportions of hip fractures and major fractures among postmenopausal women using the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW). The proportion of major fractures that were hip fractures varied with age and region, whereas variations in the proportion of fractures that were major fractures appeared modest.