MATURITAS, vol.60, pp.253-256, 2008 (Peer-Reviewed Journal)
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Osteoporosis, Osteopenia, Menopause, Bone mineral density, BONE-MINERAL DENSITY, SERUM-CHOLESTEROL, INSULIN, MASS, PREVALENCE, FRACTURES
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.