FRAX provides robust fracture prediction regardless of socioeconomic status

Brennan, Sharon L., Leslie, William D., Lix, Lisa M., Johansson, Helena, Oden, Anders, McCloskey, Eugene and Kanis, John A. 2014, FRAX provides robust fracture prediction regardless of socioeconomic status, Osteoporosis international, vol. 25, no. 1, pp. 61-69.

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Title FRAX provides robust fracture prediction regardless of socioeconomic status
Author(s) Brennan, Sharon L.
Leslie, William D.
Lix, Lisa M.
Johansson, Helena
Oden, Anders
McCloskey, Eugene
Kanis, John A.
Journal name Osteoporosis international
Volume number 25
Issue number 1
Start page 61
End page 69
Total pages 9
Publisher Springer UK
Place of publication London, England
Publication date 2014-01
ISSN 0937-941X
1433-2965
Keyword(s) calibration
fracture prediction
FRAX
income
osteoporosis
Summary The authors investigated the fracture risk assessment tool (FRAX) Canada calibration and discrimination according to income quintile in 51,327 Canadian women, with and without a competing mortality framework. The data shows that, under a competing mortality framework, FRAX provides robust fracture prediction and calibration regardless of socioeconomic status (SES).
Language eng
Field of Research 111706 Epidemiology
Socio Economic Objective 920116 Skeletal System and Disorders (incl. Arthritis)
HERDC Research category C1 Refereed article in a scholarly journal
Copyright notice ©2014, Springer
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30061483

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Collection: School of Medicine
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