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Table 1 Incidence rate ratios (IRRs) of hip fractures: Austria versus Germany and time trend (1995-2004)

From: Comparison of hip fracture incidence and trends between Germany and Austria 1995-2004: An epidemiological study

  Men   Women  
Age, years Austria vs Germany, IRR (95% CI) Annual change, IRR (95% CI) Austria vs Germany, IRR (95% CI) Annual change, IRR (95% CI)
0-9 1.11 (0.87-1.40) 0.92 (0.90-0.94)** 1.29 (1.01-1.63)* 0.90 (0.88-0.93)**
10-19 1.41 (1.23-1.61)** 0.95 (0.94-0.97)** 1.18 (0.94-1.45) 0.93 (0.90-0.95)**
20-29 1.17 (1.02-1.32)* 0.95 (0.94-0.97)** 1.11 (0.87-1.39) 0.95 (0.93-0.98)**
30-39 1.17 (1.06-1.29)** 0.98 (0.97-0.99)** 0.98 (0.86-1.13) 0.97 (0.96-0.98)**
40-49 1.22 (1.12-1.32)** 1.00 (1.00-1.01) 1.24 (1.13-1.36)** 0.99 (0.98-1.00)*
50-59 1.34 (1.26-1.42)** 1.00 (0.99-1.00) 1.27 (1.19-1.36)** 1.00 (0.99-1.00)
60-64 1.43 (1.34-1.53)** 1.02 (1.01-1.02)** 1.36 (1.27-1.46)** 0.99 (0.98-1.00)*
65-69 1.39 (1.30-1.48)** 1.00 (0.99-1.01) 1.23 (1.17-1.30)** 0.97 (0.97-0.98)**
70-74 1.38 (1.31-1.46)** 1.01 (1.00-1.02)** 1.19 (1.14-1.24)** 0.99 (0.99-0.99)**
75-79 1.42 (1.34-1.50)** 1.01 (1.01-1.02)** 1.29 (1.23-1.35)** 1.02 (1.01-1.02)**
80-84 1.26 (1.19-1.35)** 1.00 (1.00-1.01) 1.29 (1.22-1.36)** 1.00 (1.00-1.01)
≥ 85 1.40 (1.33-1.46)** 1.03 (1.03-1.04)** 1.36 (1.31-1.43)** 1.02 (1.02-1.03)**
  1. Pooled data from Austria and Germany; Poisson regression (calendar year: ordinal) stratified by sex and age classes.
  2. * p < 0.05, ** p < 0.01