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, cilt.20, ss.53-58, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1515/jpem.2007.20.1.53
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.53-58

Özet

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.