Bone density and lifestyle characteristics in premenopausal and postmenopausal Chinese women

  title={Bone density and lifestyle characteristics in premenopausal and postmenopausal Chinese women},
  author={J. Hu and X. -. Zhaocem and J. Chen and J. Fitzpatrick and B. Parpia and T. C. Campbel},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  • J. Hu, X. -. Zhaocem, +3 authors T. C. Campbel
  • Published 2005
  • Medicine
  • Osteoporosis International
  • The relationships between bone health and various lifestyle factors were examined in a cross-sectional study in 775 Chinese women aged 35–75 years. Bone mass was significantly positively associated with body weight, height, body mass index (BMI) and duration of breastfeeding, but was not significantly associated with other lifestyle variables, including alcohol consumption, parity, age at menarche and age at menopause after adjusting for age and body weight. A positive association was observed… CONTINUE READING
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