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Table 2 Characteristics of female subjects regarding country of birth, mean age, and incidence of hip fracture

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

Country of birth1 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 171,300 38.9 8,897 44.4    
Denmark 11,733 40.7 633 47.7 1.04 0.343 22.7
Finland 74,770 35.3 2,079 23.6 0.61 < 0.001 18.8
Iceland/Norway 18,198 44.0 1,544 73.8 1.60 < 0.001 25.5
Yugoslavia 8,056 30.3 73 7.4 0.17 < 0.001 5.6
Poland 4,144 41.4 174 37.5 0.80 0.004 18.8
Germany 16,616 41.1 768 40.2 0.89 0.001 25.6
Other European country 23,430 41.9 1,209 44.4 0.99 0.827 24.3
Non-European country 9,529 45.3 753 75.2 1.52 < 0.001 34.2
Stateless/Unknown 169 48.6 18 106.5 2.17 0.001 20.6
  1. 1Sweden reference group