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Epidemiology of osteoporosis.

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Osteoporosis is a major public health problem through its association with fracture. The problem may be alleviated substantially by appropriate early intervention before fracture occurs. This chapter discusses the epidemiology of osteoporosis and addresses the following questions: How should osteoporosis be defined? What is the incidence and prevalence of osteoporosis and fracture? Is there geographical variation in the occurrence of osteoporosis? What are the risk factors for osteoporosis an...

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10.1053/berh.2002.0264

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MSD
Department:
NDORMS
Role:
Author
Journal:
Best practice and research. Clinical rheumatology
Volume:
16
Issue:
5
Pages:
795-806
Publication date:
2002-12-01
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EISSN:
1532-1770
ISSN:
1521-6942
Source identifiers:
126527

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