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Bone health status among postmenopausal women in Malaysia

Nurumal, Mohd Said and Md Isa, Muhammad Lokman and Nik Mohd Hatta, Nik Noor Kaussar and Daud, Azlina and Ibrahim, Muhammad and Sharifudin, Mohd Ariff and Draman, Samsul (2019) Bone health status among postmenopausal women in Malaysia. International Journal of Women's Health and Reproduction Sciences, 7 (2). pp. 169-173. ISSN 2330-4456 E-ISSN 2330-4456

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Objectives: The study has evaluated bone health status among post-menopausal women in a public hospital of Malaysia. Materials and Methods: A total of 116 post-menopausal women, who met the criteria, participated in this study. The purposive sampling method was used to achieve the criteria of participants. Results: This cross-sectional study revealed that more than half of the respondents (52.6%, n=61) had osteopenia; whereas, 47.4% (n=55) of the respondents had osteoporosis. There was a significant correlation between the age and menopausal years with the bone health status (i.e. P=0.004 and P=0.028, respectively) in postmenopausal women. Conclusions: Menopausal women experienced deterioration of bone mineral density (BMD) with advancing age and menopausal

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 5170/71691
Uncontrolled Keywords: Menopausal women; Bone health status; Osteoporosis; Malaysia
Subjects: R Medicine > RC Internal medicine
R Medicine > RC Internal medicine > RC648 Specialties of Internal Medicine-Diseases of The Endocrine Glands. Clinical Endocrinology
R Medicine > RT Nursing
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes (Can select more than one option. Press CONTROL button): Kulliyyah of Nursing
Kulliyyah of Nursing > Department of Critical Care Nursing
Depositing User: dr mohd said nurumal
Date Deposited: 19 Apr 2019 15:57
Last Modified: 12 Jul 2019 10:56
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/71691

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