"I never realised how little I knew!": a pilot study of osteoporosis knowledge, beliefs, and behaviours.

@article{Williams2002INR,
  title={"I never realised how little I knew!": a pilot study of osteoporosis knowledge, beliefs, and behaviours.},
  author={Bethan Williams and Lesley A Cullen and Julie H Barlow},
  journal={Health care for women international},
  year={2002},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={344-50}
}
The aim of this study is to examine knowledge of osteoporosis (OP), health behaviours, and health beliefs among a sample of women in the West Midlands of the United Kingdom (N = 163; mean age = 40 years). The study was cross sectional, and data were collected by self-administered questionnaires. Although women were fairly knowledgeable about some aspects of OP, gaps in knowledge were identified in relation to hereditary links, bone density scans, hormone replacement therapy (HRT), vitamin D… CONTINUE READING

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