Effect of socio-economic status on bone density in children: Comparison of two schools by quantitative ultrasound measurement

Gokce-Kutsal Y., Atalay A., Sonel-Tur B.

JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM, vol.20, no.1, pp.53-58, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


Background. There are conflicting findings regarding the relationship between socio-economic status (SES) and bone mineral density. We aimed to investigate bone status and its possible determinants by comparing students from two schools, located in a high and a low SES district.