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Determinants Of Bone Mineral Density In Postmenopausal Malay Women


Rani, Sarmugam (2002) Determinants Of Bone Mineral Density In Postmenopausal Malay Women. Masters thesis, Universiti Putra Malaysia.

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The objective of this study was to identify factors that determine the bone mineral density (BMO) in postmenopausal Malay women. A total of 113 subjects residing in the Klang Valley participated in the study on a vol untary basis. Study subjects were healthy Malay women aged between 50 to 65 years old who had attained menopause at least 5 years at the time of the study. The BMO of total body, proximal femur, femoral neck, wards, trochanter and lumbar spine L2-L4 as well as fat mass (FM) and lean body mass (LBM) were measured using the dual energy X-ray absorptiometry (OEXA). Information on sociodemographic and reprod uctive history were collected using a questionnaire. Food intake was assessed using a three-day food record and a semiquantitative food frequency questionnaire. Physical activity was assessed using a three-day physical activity record, an open ended questionnaire and a pedometer. Knowledge, attitude and practice (KAP)

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Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Call Number: FPSK(M) 2002 5
Chairman Supervisor: Associate Professor Zaitun Yassin, PhD
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine and Health Science
Depositing User: Mohd Nezeri Mohamad
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2011 11:20
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2011 12:59
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