Prior studies have suggested that hip fractures rates are substantially lower in Asian countries than in the United States.
However, comparisons have been limited by unavailability of recent data, differences in case definition, lack of data from similar time periods, and small samples sizes.
This study sought to examine trends by age and sex, with separate statistics for those aged 85 or older.
Hospital discharge data were used to obtain hip fracture incidence in Hong Kong and united States from 1988 though 1989.
Mots-clés Pascal : Fracture, Système ostéoarticulaire pathologie, Chine, Asie, Hanche, Traumatisme, Membre inférieur, Homme, Etats Unis, Amérique du Nord, Amérique, Epidémiologie, Etude comparative, Age, Sexe
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Fracture, Diseases of the osteoarticular system, China, Asia, Hip, Trauma, Lower limb, Human, United States, North America, America, Epidemiology, Comparative study, Age, Sex
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