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Failure to perceive increased risk of fracture in women 55 years and older: the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW).

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UNLABELLED: We compared self-perception of fracture risk with actual risk among 60,393 postmenopausal women aged ≥55 years, using data from the Global Longitudinal Study of Osteoporosis in Women (GLOW). Most postmenopausal women with risk factors failed to appreciate their actual risk for fracture. Improved education about osteoporosis risk factors is needed. INTRODUCTION: This study seeks to compare self-perception of fracture risk with actual risk among postmenopausal women using data from ...

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10.1007/s00198-010-1211-8

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Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA More from this journal
Volume:
22
Issue:
1
Pages:
27-35
Publication date:
2011-01-01
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
Language:
English
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115874
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2013-11-17

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