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  1. Seasonal variation in the incidence of hip fracture among white persons aged 65 years and older in the United States, 1984-1987.

    Article - En anglais

    This study uses 44 consecutive months of data from the Health Care Financing Administration to assess seasonal trends in hip fracture incidence among the United States white population aged 65 years and older.

    The authors studied a total of 621,387 cases of hip fracture which occurred from January 1984 to September 1987.

    During the study period, his fracture incidence rates display a distinctive pattern of seasonal periodicity; high rates are found in the winter and low rates in the summer among both males and females.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Homme, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Fracture, Hanche, Incidence, Vieillard, Epidémiologie, Variation saisonnière, Age, Traumatisme, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Etats Unis

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Human, North America, America, Fracture, Hip, Incidence, Elderly, Epidemiology, Seasonal variation, Age, Trauma, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, United States

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 91-0477837

    Code Inist : 002B16H. Création : 199406.