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International variation in hip replacement rates
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  1. Correspondence to:
    Dr K-P Günther, Department of Orthopaedics (RKU), University of Ulm, Oberer Eselsberg 45, D 89081 Ulm, Germany;
    klaus-peter.guenther{at}medizin.uni-ulm.de
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Merx H, Dreinhöfer K, Schräder P, et al
International variation in hip replacement rates

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  • Accepted July 3, 2002
  • First published March 1, 2003.
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March 01, 2003
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    International variation in hip replacement rates
    H Merx, K Dreinhöfer, P Schräder, T Stürmer, W Puhl, K-P Günther, and H Brenner

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    Table W1 Annual hip implantation rates/105 inhabitants � national health authorities data
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    Figure W1 Age- and sex-specific THR rates per 100,000 inhabitants: ethnic groups of Hawaii.[26]

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    Figure W2  Age- and sex-specific THR rates per 100,000 inhabitants: England [27] and America.[28]

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    References
    (26) Oishi CS, Hoaglund FT, Gordon L, Ross PD. Total hip replacement rates are higher among Caucasians than Asians in Hawaii. Clin Orthop
            1998;353:166�74.
    (27) Sheldon T, Eastwood A, Sowden A, Sharp. Total hip replacement. Effective Health Care 1996;2:1�12.
    (28)  Praemer A, Furner S, Rice DP. Musculoskeletal conditions in the United States. American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons, 1999

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