A model of lifetime osteoporosis impact.

  title={A model of lifetime osteoporosis impact.},
  author={Elizabeth A. Chrischilles and C. David Butler and Charles S Davis and Robert B. Wallace},
  journal={Archives of internal medicine},
  volume={151 10},
The study goal was to use population-based data to model aspects of lifetime osteoporosis impact not previously studied, specifically: (1) to estimate person-years of fracture-related functional impairment against the trajectory of functional status in the general population; (2) jointly to consider hip, vertebral, and Colles' fractures in estimating the percent of women who will ever fracture; and (3) to estimate the lifetime number of fractures expected in a cohort of 10,000 50-year-old white… CONTINUE READING

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