Osteoporosis International

, Volume 3, Supplement 1, pp 48–50

Risk factors for hip fracture in elderly Japanese women in Tottori prefecture, Japan

  • K. Yamamoto
  • T. Nakamura
  • H. Kishimoto
  • H. Hagino
  • T. Nose
Session II: Risk Factors And Life Style

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© European Foundation for Osteoporosis 1993

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Yamamoto
    • 1
  • T. Nakamura
    • 1
  • H. Kishimoto
    • 1
  • H. Hagino
    • 1
  • T. Nose
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of Orthopaedic SurgeryTottori University Faculty of MedicineYonagoJapan
  2. 2.Department of Public HealthTottori University Faculty of MedicineYonagoJapan

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