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ERIC Number: EJ612941
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0047-6765
Screening for Osteoporosis in Community-Dwelling Adults with Mental Retardation.
Tyler, Carl V., Jr.; Snyder, Clint W.; Zyzanski, Stephen
Mental Retardation, v38 n4 p316-21 Aug 2000
Osteoporosis screening of 107 adults, ages 40 to 60, with mental retardation who attended community-based training centers found 21 percent had osteoporosis and 34 percent had osteopenia. The most significant predictor of lower bone mineral densities were Down syndrome, mobility status, and race. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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