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ba0002p52 | (1) | ICCBH2013

Incidence of fractures in 2–18 years old affluent Indian children: a multicentre study

Ekbote Veena , Khadilkar Anuradha , Pillay Deepa , Chiplonkar Shashi , Mughal M Zulf , Khadilkar Vaman

Objective: Fractures represent a common injury during childhood and adolescence. Knowledge of epidemiology of fractures is crucially important for implementation of prevention strategies for target population. Our objective was to evaluate incidence of fractures in Indian children and adolescents and to investigate association of fractures with physical activity.Methods: Data on history of fracture, age, site of fracture and physical activity were collec...