Absolute risk for subsequent fracture was similar in women and men

July 2007
ACP Journal Club;Jul/Aug2007, Vol. 147 Issue 1, p22
Academic Journal
The article cites a research study conducted by J.R. Center and his colleagues to determine the risk for subsequent fracture after initial low-impact fracture in women and men. In the study, inception cohort followed for median 16 years in women and 15 years in men. The study concluded that after initial low-impact fracture, women and men 60 years of age had similar absolute risks for subsequent fracture, across all age groups and most initial fracture types.


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