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4 out of 5 people with osteoporosis are women.

National Osteoporosis Foundation. America’s Bone Health: The state of osteoporosis and low bone mass in our nation. Washington, D.C. : National Osteoporosis Foundation; 2002. https://books.google.com/books/about/America_s_Bone_Health.html?id=Or5pHAAACAAJ

Reference

Title
America’s Bone Health: The state of osteoporosis and low bone mass in our nation
Publisher
National Osteoporosis Foundation
Publication Date
2002
Authors
National Osteoporosis Foundation
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence

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