Rural women and osteoporosis: awareness and educational needs.

  title={Rural women and osteoporosis: awareness and educational needs.},
  author={Hollie L Matthews and Mary B Laya and Dawn E Dewitt},
  journal={The Journal of rural health : official journal of the American Rural Health Association and the National Rural Health Care Association},
  volume={22 3},
CONTEXT Little is known about rural women's knowledge about osteoporosis. PURPOSE To explore what women from high-prevalence rural communities know about osteoporosis and to assess their learning preferences. METHODS We surveyed 437 women in rural Washington and Oregon. FINDINGS The response rate was 93% (N = 406). The mean age of respondents was 63… CONTINUE READING