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ba0005p362 | Osteoporosis: pathophysiology and epidemiology | ECTS2016

Differential influence of social network upon osteoporosis affected by intimacy in Korean elderly women

Lee Seungwon , Hea Seo Da , Min Kim Kyoung , Chang Kim Hyeon , Oh Kim Chang , Youm Yoosik , Rhee Yumie

The present study figured out the relationship between social network and osteoporosis among elderly women. Social network could be beneficial to one’s health since it works as social capital providing several supports. On the other hand, social network can also be a source of social burden aggravating one’s health. To examine the seemingly contradicting associations, Korean Urban Rural Elderly Study (KURE) data was analyzed. There were 1938 older women aged over 65,...