Measuring health-related quality of life in men with osteoporosis or osteoporotic fracture

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p775
Academic Journal
The article focuses on a study which measures health-related quality of life in men with osteoporosis or osteoporotic fracture. A telephone questionnaire on health-related quality of life was conducted. Information on the background, methods/design, study population, measurements, and statistical analysis, related to the study, is discussed.


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