Further validation of a questionnaire to identify women likely to have low bone density.

@article{Falasca2003FurtherVO,
  title={Further validation of a questionnaire to identify women likely to have low bone density.},
  author={Gerald F Falasca and Carla Dunston and Yasmin A Banglawala},
  journal={Journal of clinical densitometry : the official journal of the International Society for Clinical Densitometry},
  year={2003},
  volume={6 3},
  pages={231-6}
}
UNLABELLED A questionnaire instrument called the Simple Calculated Osteoporosis Risk Estimation (SCORE*) stratifies risk for osteoporosis, potentially reducing population-screening costs. SCORE is calculated using race, weight, age, history of estrogen use, fracture history, and presence/absence of rheumatoid arthritis. We tested SCORE in 912 postmenopausal women aged 45 yr or more using a Hologic QDR4500C densitometer for the total hip, femoral neck, and lumbar spine. National Health and… CONTINUE READING