volume 55, issue 3, P223-228 2015
DOI: 10.1016/j.rbr.2014.08.012
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Abstract: The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of osteopenia and osteoporosis in a female population, that had bone mineral density (BMD) measured by dual-energy X-ray absorptiometry (DXA) in a specialized clinic in the south of Brazil. We conducted a cross-sectional study including 1,871 women that performed scans between January and December 2012. We conducted a logistic regression analysis with all independent variables and outcomes (osteopenia, osteoporosis and fracture risk). According to DXA resul…

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