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The epidemiology of osteoporosis


, : The epidemiology of osteoporosis. Therapeutische Umschau. Revue Therapeutique 48(2): 61-65

Numerous epidemiological studies have indicated that osteoporosis is a major health problem in many developed countries, notably the USA and European countries. The disease is less common in Asian and African populations.

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PMID: 2035168

DOI: 10.1097/00003086-199602000-00009

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