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Level of calcaneus bone mineral density in Chinese adults from 10 regions

Abstract:

Objective

To describe the regional and population differences in calcaneus bone mineral density (BMD) across ten regions of China.

Methods

We based the study on the second re-survey of China Kadoorie Biobank, in which 5% of surviving participants were interviewed during 2013-2014. After excluding those who had missing data for BMD and important variables, 24,677 participants aged 38~87 years were included in the analyses. We measured calcaneus BMD using quantitati...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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National Natural Science Foundation of China More from this funder
National Key Research and Development Program of China More from this funder
Kadoorie Charitable Foundation More from this funder
Publisher:
Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention Publisher's website
Journal:
Chinese Journal of Epidemiology Journal website
Volume:
39
Issue:
4
Pages:
422-427
Publication date:
2018-04-10
Acceptance date:
2018-03-08
DOI:
ISSN:
0254-6450
Pubs id:
pubs:844207
URN:
uri:c448d594-eba6-49e7-b362-504bada7633c
UUID:
uuid:c448d594-eba6-49e7-b362-504bada7633c
Local pid:
pubs:844207

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