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Ethnic variation in epidemiology of hip fracture

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: (Published 21 January 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:193
  1. T Solanki,
  2. R H Hyatt
  1. Consultant physician Taunton and Somerset Hospital, Taunton TA1 5DA
  2. Consultant physician Sandwell District General Hospital, West Bromwich B71 4HJ

    EDITOR,—A study that we and colleagues performed recently in the west midlands1 confirms the hypothesis of S J Calder and colleagues that fractures in Asians may partly be due to vitamin D deficiency.2 In our community based study a group of elderly Asians was compared with control …

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