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Who gets a hip fracture?

Most hip fractures happen to people over 65 years of age who have had a fall or blow to the hip. Women in this age group are more likely to have a hip fracture because they are more likely to fall and more likely to have weaker bones.

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Author: Dr Idan Ben-Barak PhD, MSc, BSc (Med)
First answered: 10 Jul 2015
Last reviewed: 14 May 2019
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Category: Perthes disease

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