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Standardising the descriptive epidemiology of osteoporosis: recommendations from the Epidemiology and Quality of Life Working Group of IOF.

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UNLABELLED: The Committee of Scientific Advisors of International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) recommends that papers describing the descriptive epidemiology of osteoporosis using bone mineral density (BMD) at the femoral neck include T-scores derived from an international reference standard. INTRODUCTION: The prevalence of osteoporosis as defined by the T-score is inconsistently reported in the literature which makes comparisons between studies problematic. METHODS: The Epidemiology and Qua...

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10.1007/s00198-013-2413-7

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, NDORMS
Cummings, SR More by this author
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Journal:
Osteoporosis international : a journal established as result of cooperation between the European Foundation for Osteoporosis and the National Osteoporosis Foundation of the USA
Volume:
24
Issue:
11
Pages:
2763-2764
Publication date:
2013-11-05
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EISSN:
1433-2965
ISSN:
0937-941X
URN:
uuid:c2838bf3-15dd-4349-9ac9-71c445d2b127
Source identifiers:
415741
Local pid:
pubs:415741

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