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ba0005p368 | Osteoporosis: pathophysiology and epidemiology | ECTS2016

Gender-different relationship between body composition and incident fracture risk in Koreans: a community-dwelling prospective cohort study

Kim Jung Hee , Hong A Ram , Choi Hyung Jin , Ku Eu Jeong , Cho Nam H , Shin Chan Soo

Low body mass index (BMI) or body weight is a well-known risk factor for osteoporosis and fragility fractures. However, the relative contribution of lean mass and fat mass on bone health, i.e. fragility fractures is inconclusive.We elucidated the relative contribution of lean and fat mass on fracture risk by group analysis in Korean men and women. This was an ongoing prospective community-dwelling cohort study at Ansung in Korea, begun in 2001. We includ...