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RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 116-119


Knowledge and health belief about osteoporosis among females of Lahore, Pakistan

Zahabia Manzoor, Aneela Shahid, Asad Aziz, Muhammad Hafeez, Umer Maqsood.

Abstract
Objective: To determine osteoporosis knowledge and health belief among females of Lahore.
Methodology: The study was conducted on 186 females selected from Lahore, using the convenient sampling technique. We used Osteoporosis knowledge assessment tool and osteoporosis health belief scale. Data were analysed using SPSS 20.
Results: A total of 186 females participated in the study with mean age of 35.95 years. Of total participants, 142 were married. Of 7 domains studied, score of each domain was Susceptibility (16.75), Seriousness (20.31), Benefits of Exercises (22.56), Benefits of Calcium Intake (21.41), Barriers to Exercise (18.85), and Barriers to Calcium Intake (19.39).
Conclusion: Studied population had good knowledge about osteoporosis. Most participants were good in knowledge. But there is some, there is need to improve their knowledge to improve their quality of life.

Key words: Health belief, knowledge, calcium, fracture, osteoporosis, pain, quality of life.


 
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Manzoor Z, Shahid A, Aziz A, Hafeez M, Maqsood U. Knowledge and health belief about osteoporosis among females of Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 116-119.


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Manzoor Z, Shahid A, Aziz A, Hafeez M, Maqsood U. Knowledge and health belief about osteoporosis among females of Lahore, Pakistan. https://www.rmj.org.pk/?mno=28889 [Access: April 06, 2022].


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Manzoor Z, Shahid A, Aziz A, Hafeez M, Maqsood U. Knowledge and health belief about osteoporosis among females of Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. 2022; 47(1): 116-119.



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Manzoor Z, Shahid A, Aziz A, Hafeez M, Maqsood U. Knowledge and health belief about osteoporosis among females of Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ. (2022), [cited April 06, 2022]; 47(1): 116-119.



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Manzoor, Z., Shahid, . A., Aziz, . A., Hafeez, . M. & Maqsood, . U. (2022) Knowledge and health belief about osteoporosis among females of Lahore, Pakistan. RMJ, 47 (1), 116-119.



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Manzoor, Zahabia, Aneela Shahid, Asad Aziz, Muhammad Hafeez, and Umer Maqsood. 2022. Knowledge and health belief about osteoporosis among females of Lahore, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 116-119.



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Manzoor, Zahabia, Aneela Shahid, Asad Aziz, Muhammad Hafeez, and Umer Maqsood. "Knowledge and health belief about osteoporosis among females of Lahore, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 47 (2022), 116-119.



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Manzoor, Zahabia, Aneela Shahid, Asad Aziz, Muhammad Hafeez, and Umer Maqsood. "Knowledge and health belief about osteoporosis among females of Lahore, Pakistan." Rawal Medical Journal 47.1 (2022), 116-119. Print.



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Manzoor, Z., Shahid, . A., Aziz, . A., Hafeez, . M. & Maqsood, . U. (2022) Knowledge and health belief about osteoporosis among females of Lahore, Pakistan. Rawal Medical Journal, 47 (1), 116-119.








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