Cohort profile: Norwegian Epidemiologic Osteoporosis Studies (NOREPOS).

  title={Cohort profile: Norwegian Epidemiologic Osteoporosis Studies (NOREPOS).},
  author={Anne Johanne S\ogaard and Haakon Eduard Meyer and Nina Emaus and G Grimnes and Clara Gram Gjesdal and Siri Forsmo and Berit Schei and Grethe S Tell},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  volume={42 8},
AIMS This paper describes the history, purpose, data collection and contributions in the research collaboration Norwegian Osteoporosis Epidemiologic Studies (NOREPOS). METHODS NOREPOS encompasses almost 85,000 bone mineral density measurements within Cohort of Norway and data on almost 140,000 hip fractures in Norway 1994-2008. Included are anthropometric measurements, blood pressure, lipids and glucose, and 50 standard questions on sociodemographic factors, diseases and risk factors. Blood… CONTINUE READING