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Changes in bone mineral density over time in patients with self-reported chronic diseases: The Tromsø Study
(Master thesis; Mastergradsoppgave, 2014-08-17)
Objective: To examine the total hip (TH) and femoral neck (FN) bone loss in women and men above 50 years of age with self-reported chronic diseases. Methods: Using data from ‘The Tromsø Study’, men and women aged 50-74 years were included in this study. Disease status was identified based on self-reports. Bone mineral density (BMD) of TH and FN were measured using DXA (Dual-energy X-ray ...