Validation of the male osteoporosis knowledge quiz.

  title={Validation of the male osteoporosis knowledge quiz.},
  author={Jean M. Gaines and Katherine A Marx and Matthew J Narrett and Joann Caudill and Jeffrey Landsman and J. Michael Parrish},
  journal={American journal of men's health},
  volume={5 1},
The purpose of this study was to validate the six-item Men's Osteoporosis Knowledge Quiz (MOKQ). The MOKQ asks questions about risk factors that are pertinent to men, such as the risk for developing low bone mass related to hormone treatment for prostate cancer and the importance of testosterone for bone mass. A survey was sent to 242 men with a mean age of 83.2 years. The mean number of questions answered correctly in response to the six-item MOKQ was 2.37. Convergent validity was examined by… CONTINUE READING