Osteoporos Int (2017) 28:2633–2643 DOI 10.1007/s00198-017-4095-z ORIGINAL ARTICLE Chronic joint pain and handgrip strength correlates with osteoporosis in mid-life women: a Singaporean cohort 1 1 2 1 3 1 S. Logan & W. P. P. Thu & W. K. Lay & L. Y. Wang & J. A. Cauley & E. L. Yong Received: 6 February 2017 /Accepted: 15 May 2017 /Published online: 24 June 2017 International Osteoporosis Foundation and National Osteoporosis Foundation 2017 Abstract OP Screening Tool for Asians (OSTA) and Fracture Risk Summary This study aimed to identify novel correlates which Assessment Tool (FRAX®). may relate to low bone mass at lumbar spine in mid-life Asian Results Spinal OP was found in 6.8%. Multivariate analysis women. The possibility of developing a prediction model for indicated that chronic joint pain, the most common symptom osteoporosis (OP) was explored which resulted in a risk as- reported by 37.5% of the women, was significantly associated sessment tool that performed better than currently available with OP. Only age (Relative Risk Ratio [RRR] 1.63; 95%CI, tools. 1.03–2.60), weight (RRR 0.14; 95% CI, 0.07–0.27), postmen- Introduction In order to identify novel correlates associated opausal status (RRR 11.59, 95%CI, 1.15–116.73), chronic with low spinal bone
Osteoporosis International – Springer Journals
Published: Jun 24, 2017
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