hrp0082p2-d2-304 | Bone (1) | ESPE2014

Age-and Gender-Specific Reference Values of Bone Mineral Density in Korean Adolescents and Young Adults

Hye Kim Shin , Jung Park Mi , Hee Kim Duk

Background: Low bone mass during growth may increase risk of fracture. Adequate reference data for bone mineral density (BMD) are needed to identify adolescents with bone deficit.Objective and hypotheses: We aimed to provide normative values and reference curves for BMD in Korean adolescents and young adults.Method: Using the data from Korean Nutrition Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (KNHANES) in 2008–2011, a total of ...