The recent prevalence of osteoporosis and low bone mass in the United States based on bone mineral density at the femoral neck or lumbar spine.

@article{Wright2014TheRP,
  title={The recent prevalence of osteoporosis and low bone mass in the United States based on bone mineral density at the femoral neck or lumbar spine.},
  author={Nicole C. Wright and A C Looker and Kenneth G. Saag and Jeffrey R. Curtis and Elizabeth S. Delzell and Susan Armel Randall and Bess Dawson-Hughes},
  journal={Journal of bone and mineral research : the official journal of the American Society for Bone and Mineral Research},
  year={2014},
  volume={29 11},
  pages={2520-6}
}
The goal of our study was to estimate the prevalence of osteoporosis and low bone mass based on bone mineral density (BMD) at the femoral neck and the lumbar spine in adults 50 years and older in the United States (US). We applied prevalence estimates of osteoporosis or low bone mass at the femoral neck or lumbar spine (adjusted by age, sex, and race/ethnicity to the 2010 Census) for the noninstitutionalized population aged 50 years and older from the National Health and Nutrition Examination… CONTINUE READING
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