Ethnic differences in bone mass of young women vary with method of assessment.

@article{Fielding2002EthnicDI,
  title={Ethnic differences in bone mass of young women vary with method of assessment.},
  author={Krista T Fielding and Laura K Backrach and Mark L Hudes and Patricia B. Crawford and May-Choo Wang},
  journal={Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry},
  year={2002},
  volume={5 3},
  pages={229-38}
}
To examine ethnic differences in bone mass measured by calcaneus ultrasound (CUS) and dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA), and to compare the two methodologies, CUS was performed in 904 healthy Asian, African American, Latina, and Caucasian women 20-26 yr old using the Lunar Achilles Plus ultrasonometer. CUS measurements (broadband ultrasound attenuation… CONTINUE READING