The prevalence of and risk factors for radiographic vertebral fractures in older Indian women and men: Delhi Vertebral Osteoporosis Study (DeVOS)

@article{Marwaha2012ThePO,
  title={The prevalence of and risk factors for radiographic vertebral fractures in older Indian women and men: Delhi Vertebral Osteoporosis Study (DeVOS)},
  author={Raman Kumar Marwaha and Nikhil Tandon and Yashdeep Gupta and Kuntal Bhadra and Archana Narang and Kalaivani Mani and Ambrish Mithal and Subhash C. Kukreja},
  journal={Archives of Osteoporosis},
  year={2012},
  volume={7},
  pages={201-207}
}
SummaryHigh prevalence of vertebral fractures (17.9 % over all; 18.8 % male and 17.1 % female) was observed in 808 free-living residents of Delhi, India, aged more than 50 years. The prevalence rates were comparable to that reported in Caucasian populations. While there was an increase in fracture prevalence with age in females, the same was not observed in males.IntroductionThe aim of this paper is to study the prevalence of and risk factors for morphometric vertebral fractures in elderly… CONTINUE READING

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