Estimates of hip fracture incidence in Japan using the National Health Insurance Claim Database in 2012-2015.

Affiliation

Department of Hygiene and Public Health, Osaka Medical College, 2-7 Daigaku-Machi, Takatsuki, Osaka, 569-8686, Japan. [Email]

Abstract

Using the nationwide health insurance claims database, we found that the age-standardized hip fracture incidence rates in Japan indicated significant increase in males but no significant change in females during 2012-2015. The fracture risk in subjects aged 75-84 years indicated decrease in females but no change in males.

Keywords

Health insurance claim database,Hip fracture incidence,National database,Osteoporotic prescription,

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