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[The evaluation of a threat of osteoporosis among the employees at the pharmaceutical firm "Jelfa" in Jelenia Góra].

Authors
  • Lasisz, B
  • Zdrojewicz, Z
  • Dul, W
  • Kropiwnicki, W
Type
Published Article
Journal
Wiadomości lekarskie (Warsaw, Poland : 1960)
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1998
Volume
51
Issue
5-6
Pages
244–253
Identifiers
PMID: 9737189
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Nine hundred eight workers of Pharmaceutical Firm "Jelfa" at Jelenia Góra at the age over 35 were examined. Examinations were done in the form of inquiry, what gave all necessary data about age, weight, feeding habits, kind of work, fractures in the past and menstruations in women. The information were elaborated together with densitometric tests. We measured bone density (BMD) with densimeter DTX-200 (Osteometer) in the distal part of not dominant antebrachium. 23% of women and 37% of men had the results of bone density below the norm.

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