Identification of the risk factors for osteoporosis among postmenopausal women


Demir B., Haberal A., Geyik R., Baskan B., Ozturkoglu E., Karacay O., ...More

MATURITAS, vol.60, pp.253-256, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 60
  • Publication Date: 2008
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.maturitas.2008.07.011
  • Journal Name: MATURITAS
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.253-256
  • Keywords: Osteoporosis, Osteopenia, Menopause, Bone mineral density, BONE-MINERAL DENSITY, SERUM-CHOLESTEROL, INSULIN, MASS, PREVALENCE, FRACTURES

Abstract

Objectives: The aim of this study was to determine the effect of different durations of menopause at the time of bone mineral density (BMD) measurement and of different age at menopause intervals on the prevalence of osteopenia and osteoporosis among untreated postmenopausal women. We also assessed related factors leading to low BMD.