Knowledge of osteoporosis in a Swedish municipality--a prospective study.

@article{Waller2002KnowledgeOO,
  title={Knowledge of osteoporosis in a Swedish municipality--a prospective study.},
  author={Jo Waller and Olle Eriksson and Mats O M Foldevi and Ann-Charlotte Grahn Kronhed and Lennart Larsson and Owe L{\"o}fman and G{\"o}ran Toss and Margareta M{\"o}ller},
  journal={Preventive medicine},
  year={2002},
  volume={34 4},
  pages={
          485-91
        }
}
BACKGROUND As a part of the Vadstena Osteoporosis Prevention Project, the knowledge of osteoporosis was examined before the intervention program started, after 5 and 10 years. METHODS At baseline (in 1989) 15% of the population in two Swedish municipalities was randomly invited to the study. The participants in the study group were invited for examination by forearm bone densitometry and a questionnaire concerning lifestyle and risk factors for osteoporosis and also knowledge of osteoporosis… CONTINUE READING

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