Osteoporosis dan Faktor Risikonya pada Lansia Etnis Jawa

Fatmah, Fatmah (2009) Osteoporosis dan Faktor Risikonya pada Lansia Etnis Jawa. Media Medika Indonesiana, 43 (2). pp. 57-67. ISSN 0126-1762

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Background: Osteoporosis is marked by the reduction of Bone Mass Density caused by multifactor. Osteoporosis is often found among elderly people, and at present still a problem in public health. At present data on prevalence of osteoporosis among Javanese elderly is not available. The objective of the study was to analyze the prevalence of osteoporosis among the elderly Javanese with its risk factors. Method: The risk of osteoporosis was measured by using Sahara Clinical Bone Sonometer, and T<-2.5 score was the criteria of osteoporosis. Result: The study showed that osteoporosis in the rural was lower than in the urban. Osteoporosis proportion among females was twice bigger than males. There was osteoporosis proportion development based on age group. Level of education, physical activity and occupational activity were related to osteoporosis. Respondents with low level of education had the mean and osteoporosis proportion higher than those with high/middle level of education. Percentage of osteoporosis among elderly with low level of physical and occupational activity was also higher than those who had high level. Calcium and protein intakes had no relevance with osteoporosis occurrence. Conclusions: Rural and urban areas, sex, age, level of education, work status, and weight are osteoporosis risk factors. Sex was the main osteoporosis determinant in this study.

Item Type:Article
Uncontrolled Keywords:Osteoporosis, sex, age, education, physical activity, occupational activity level
Subjects:R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
Divisions:UNDIP Journal > Media Medika Indonesia
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine > Department of Medicine
ID Code:14215
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