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ba0001pp359 | Osteoporosis: pathophysiology and epidemiology | ECTS2013

Ten years of increasing hip fractures incidence in Italy but first good news from the Analysis of National Hospitalizations Records 2000–2009

Piscitelli Prisco , Feola Maurizio , Rao Cecilia , Celi Monica , Piccirilli Eleonora , Gasbarra Elena , Parri Simone , Iolascon Giovanni , Maria Luisa Brandi , Tarantino Umberto

Objectives: We aimed to evaluate hospitalization rate of femoral neck fractures in the elderly Italian population over ten years.Methods: We analyzed national hospitalizations records collected at central level by Ministry of Health from 2000 to 2009. Age- and sex-specific rates of fractures occurred at femoral neck in people ≥65 years old. We performed a sub-analysis over a 3-year period (2007–2009), presenting data per five-year age groups, ...