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 (Peer-Reviewed Journal) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 20 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1515/jpem.2007.20.1.53
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF PEDIATRIC ENDOCRINOLOGY & METABOLISM
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded, Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.53-58

Abstract

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.