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The prevalence of osteoporosis and associated factors among health care professionals

  title={The prevalence of osteoporosis and associated factors among health care professionals},
  author={Devi Vara Prasad and Ramba Pathak and Kalakoti Piyush and A. M. M. Syed and Duppala Peeyuusha},
  journal={Pravara Medical Review},
Osteoporosis is a growing health problem recognized in both developed and developing countries. It is associated with substantial morbidity and socio-economic burden worldwide. Thirty to fifty percent of women and 15%–30% of men suffer from osteoporosis-related fractures in their lifetime. A cross-sectional study was carried out to determine the prevalence of osteoporosis among the employees of Pravara Medical Trust, Loni, Maharashtra, India. Bone mineral density (bone mass) was assessed by… 
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