A study to assess the knowledgeregarding the prevention and risk factors of osteoporosis among the middle age people in an urban community area-pallavaram is a ( 35-55 years ) in an urban community area – pallavaram


Osteoporosis is a systemic disease of the bone that affects millions of the people and causes burdens for the both the affected individual ad health systems and societies worldwide. The total affected population would be therefore be around 25 millions, if the lower bone density is shown to confers a greater risk of fracture, as in expected , the figure can increase to 50 millions .

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.24327/23956429.ijcmpr20170005