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Table 1 Characteristics of male subjects regarding country of birth, mean age, and incidence of hip fracture1

From: Lower prevalence of hip fractures in foreign-born individuals than in Swedish-born individuals during the period 1987-1999

Country of birth Total
number
Mean
age in
1970
Hip
fracture
(n)
Hip
fracture
/10,000
person
years
OR p-value Mean no.
of years in
Sweden in
1970
Sweden 150,107 37.0 3,555 20.4    
Denmark 12,753 39.9 305 21.9 1.01 0.868 11.8
Finland 52,317 32.7 627 10.5 0.58 < 0.001 12.9
Iceland/Norway 10,153 41.6 366 32.1 1.49 < 0.001 21.2
Yugoslavia 10,966 31.2 62 4.6 0.25 < 0.001 4.8
Poland 3,354 41.2 60 16.5 0.76 0.029 15.7
Germany 11,870 37.6 207 15.4 0.75 < 0.001 24.1
Other European country 28,354 38.3 484 15.2 0.75 < 0.001 20.9
Non-European country 10,641 39.4 235 20.4 0.94 0.294 31.5
Stateless/Unknown 121 41.0 10 82.6 3.71 < 0.001 31.0
  1. 1Adjusted for age