Knowledge of, attitudes toward, and activity to prevent osteoporosis among middle-aged and elderly women.

@article{Yu2003KnowledgeOA,
  title={Knowledge of, attitudes toward, and activity to prevent osteoporosis among middle-aged and elderly women.},
  author={Shu Yu and Yi-Ching Huang},
  journal={The journal of nursing research : JNR},
  year={2003},
  volume={11 1},
  pages={
          65-72
        }
}
The purpose of this study was to explore the knowledge, attitude, and activity regarding osteoporosis of middle-aged and elderly women in Taipei, Taiwan, ROC. A community population-based cross-sectional study was conducted with a randomly-selected sample of 447 females aged 40 and over (M = 53.35 yrs). A questionnaire was used to collect data and was delivered by way of a face-to-face interview. The findings indicated that the mean score on a " knowledge " scale was 15.37 (SD = 11.37; total… CONTINUE READING
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