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Relationship of height to site-specific fracture risk in postmenopausal women

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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...

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10.1002/jbmr.2742

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
More by this author
Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
Nuffield Department of Population Health
Sub department:
Cancer Epidemiology Unit
Role:
Author
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Armstrong, M
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Kirichek, O
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Publisher:
American Society for Bone and Mineral Research Publisher's website
Journal:
Journal of Bone and Mineral Research Journal website
Publication date:
2015-11-17
Acceptance date:
2015-11-12
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EISSN:
1523-4681
ISSN:
0884-0431
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574473
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pubs:574473
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uuid:4708202b-d77d-42fc-ac87-75f4a962a4ec
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pubs:574473
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2015-11-19

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