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Osteoporosis accounts for close to 14% of all nursing home days.

Hoerger T, Downs K, Lakshmanan M, et al. Healthcare Use Among U.S. Women Aged 45 and Older: Total costs and costs selected postmenopausal health risks. J Womens Health Gend Based Med. 1999; 8(8): 1077-89. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10565666

Reference

Title
Healthcare Use Among U.S. Women Aged 45 and Older: Total costs and costs selected postmenopausal health risks
Publication
J Womens Health Gend Based Med
Publication Date
1999
Authors
Hoerger T, Downs K, Lakshmanan M, et al
Volume & Issue
Volume 8, Issue 8
Pages
1077-89
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Human Burden

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