Relationship of height to site-specific fracture risk in postmenopausal women
Height has been associated with increased risk of fracture of the neck of femur. However, information on the association of height with fractures at other sites is limited and conflicting. 796,081 postmenopausal women, who reported on health and lifestyle factors including a history of previous fractures and osteoporosis, were followed for eight years for incident fracture at various sites by record linkage to National Health Service hospital admission data. Adjusted relative risks of fractur...Expand abstract
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