Farmers are not just the backbone of a nation, they may have stronger hips too

Posted by on April 16, 2016 7:31 pm
Categories: health

This study found that in Sweden, for male farmers, the risk of a hip fracture was 14 percent lower compared to other occupations, adjusted for age. When also adjusted for rural status of residence, the risk reduction was still 15 percent lower. When also adjusted for income, education and latitude the effect was even more marked — at 39 percent lower risk.

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