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Costs and quality of life associated with osteoporosis-related fractures in Sweden

Borgstrom, F ; Zethraeus, N ; Johnell, O ; Lidgren, Lars LU ; Ponzer, S ; Svensson, O ; Abdon, P ; Ornstein, E ; Lunsjo, K and Thorngren, Karl-Göran LU , et al. (2006) In Osteoporosis International 17(5). p.637-650
Abstract
This prospective observational data collection study assessed the cost and quality of life related to hip, vertebral and wrist fracture 1 year after the fracture, based on a patient sample consisting of 635 male and female patients surviving a year after fracture. Data regarding resource use and quality of life related to fractures was collected by questionnaires at baseline, 4 months and 12 months. Information was collected by the use of patients' records, register sources and by asking the patient. Quality of life was estimated with the EQ-5D questionnaire. Costs were estimated from a societal perspective, including direct and indirect costs. The mean fracture-related cost the year after a hip, vertebral and wrist fracture were... (More)
This prospective observational data collection study assessed the cost and quality of life related to hip, vertebral and wrist fracture 1 year after the fracture, based on a patient sample consisting of 635 male and female patients surviving a year after fracture. Data regarding resource use and quality of life related to fractures was collected by questionnaires at baseline, 4 months and 12 months. Information was collected by the use of patients' records, register sources and by asking the patient. Quality of life was estimated with the EQ-5D questionnaire. Costs were estimated from a societal perspective, including direct and indirect costs. The mean fracture-related cost the year after a hip, vertebral and wrist fracture were estimated, in euros (E), at E14,221, E12,544 and E2,147, respectively [ converted from Swedish krona (SEK) at an exchange rate of 9.1268 SEK/E]. The mean reduction in quality of life was estimated at 0.17, 0.26 and 0.06 for hip, vertebral and wrist fracture, respectively. Based on the results, the yearly burden of osteoporosis in Sweden could be estimated at E0.5 billion (SEK 4.6 billion). The patient sample for vertebral fracture was fairly small and included a high proportion of fractures leading to hospitalization, but they indicate a higher cost and loss of quality of life related to vertebral fracture than previously perceived. (Less)
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osteoporosis, costs, fracture, quality of life
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Osteoporosis International
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17
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5
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637 - 650
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Springer
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1433-2965
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10.1007/s00198-005-0015-8
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English
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  abstract     = {This prospective observational data collection study assessed the cost and quality of life related to hip, vertebral and wrist fracture 1 year after the fracture, based on a patient sample consisting of 635 male and female patients surviving a year after fracture. Data regarding resource use and quality of life related to fractures was collected by questionnaires at baseline, 4 months and 12 months. Information was collected by the use of patients' records, register sources and by asking the patient. Quality of life was estimated with the EQ-5D questionnaire. Costs were estimated from a societal perspective, including direct and indirect costs. The mean fracture-related cost the year after a hip, vertebral and wrist fracture were estimated, in euros (E), at E14,221, E12,544 and E2,147, respectively [ converted from Swedish krona (SEK) at an exchange rate of 9.1268 SEK/E]. The mean reduction in quality of life was estimated at 0.17, 0.26 and 0.06 for hip, vertebral and wrist fracture, respectively. Based on the results, the yearly burden of osteoporosis in Sweden could be estimated at E0.5 billion (SEK 4.6 billion). The patient sample for vertebral fracture was fairly small and included a high proportion of fractures leading to hospitalization, but they indicate a higher cost and loss of quality of life related to vertebral fracture than previously perceived.},
  author       = {Borgstrom, F and Zethraeus, N and Johnell, O and Lidgren, Lars and Ponzer, S and Svensson, O and Abdon, P and Ornstein, E and Lunsjo, K and Thorngren, Karl-Göran and Sernbo, I and Rehnberg, C and Jonsson, B},
  issn         = {1433-2965},
  language     = {eng},
  number       = {5},
  pages        = {637--650},
  publisher    = {Springer},
  series       = {Osteoporosis International},
  title        = {Costs and quality of life associated with osteoporosis-related fractures in Sweden},
  url          = {http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s00198-005-0015-8},
  doi          = {10.1007/s00198-005-0015-8},
  volume       = {17},
  year         = {2006},
}