MATURITAS, vol.59, no.3, pp.234-241, 2008 (SCI-Expanded)
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Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
osteoporosis, population-based study, prevalence, quantitative ultrasound, LIFE-STYLE FACTORS, QUANTITATIVE ULTRASOUND, POSTMENOPAUSAL WOMEN, HEEL ULTRASOUND, NORMATIVE DATA, CHINESE WOMEN, RISK-FACTORS, BONE MASS, AGE, ULTRASONOMETRY
Eskisehir Osmangazi University Affiliated:
Background: There are a few studies on the prevalence of osteoporosis in Turkey. Most of such studies have been performed using classical diagnostic methods. Quantitative calcaneal ultrasonography is a contemporary procedure used in the diagnosis of osteoporosis.