Published in Health and Medicine Week, January 19th, 2004
The case-control study was nested within a population-based cohort of older people who were dispensed various medications. After a least a 4-year follow-up, there were 9624 new cases of fracture either of the hip or lower extremities. The study group also included 191,622 age-matched control subjects who were, on average, age 81.
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