Journal article

Spatial temporal modeling of hospitalizations for fall-related hip fractures in older people

RM Turner, A Hayen, WTM Dunsmuir, CF Finch

OSTEOPOROSIS INTERNATIONAL | SPRINGER LONDON LTD | Published : 2009

Abstract

UNLABELLED: The study determined the spatial temporal characteristics of fall-related hip fractures in the elderly using routinely collected injury hospitalization and sociodemographic data. There was significant spatial temporal variation in hospitalized hip fracture rates in New South Wales, Australia. INTRODUCTION: The study determined the spatial temporal characteristics of fall-related hip fractures in the elderly using routinely collected injury hospitalization data. METHODS: All New South Wales (NSW), Australia residents aged 65+ years who were hospitalized for a fall-related hip fracture between 1 July 1998 and 30 June 2004 were included. Bayesian Poisson regression was used to model..

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