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Table 1 Study Design Characteristics

From: The osteoporosis care gap in Canada

  Hajcsar (2000)18 Papaioannou (2000)17 Khan (2001)16 Juby (2002)15
Setting Three Ontario Community Hospital Fracture Clinics Four Tertiary Care Hospitals, Hamilton One Tertiary Care Hospital, Edmonton One Tertiary Care Hospital, Edmonton
Sample 56.1% of patients with fragility fracture All patients with hip fracture 72% of patients with fragility fracture of distal radius/ulna All patients with new hip fracture
Participant Selection Medical records Medical records Medical records Medical records
Inclusion Criteria Age > 18 years No secondary causes of bone loss, no significant trauma Age ≥ 50 years, Hip fracture, not hospitalized for motor vehicle accident or malignancy Age > 40 years, No significant trauma Age > 65 years, New hip fracture
When were participants assessed? 1 year post-fracture Acute care records and 1 year post-fracture 6 months to 3 years post-fracture Acute care and after rehabilitation
How were outcomes determined? Telephone interview Medical records and telephone interview Telephone interview Medical records
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