[Association between height loss and calcaneus bone mineral density in Chinese adults]
Objective: To examine the association between height loss and calcaneus bone mineral density (BMD) through data gathered from the China Kadoorie Biobank (CKB).
Methods: The present study included 24 231 participants who attended the CKB resurvey during 2013-2014, in which calcaneus BMD was measured by quantitative ultrasound method for the first time. Height loss was calculated according to the differences appeared in height measurement between bas...Expand abstract
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- This is the accepted manuscript version of the article. The final version is available from the Chinese Medical Association at: http://dx.doi.org/10.3760/cma.j.cn112338-20191005-00716
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