Determining the Risk Factors Such as Smoking, Alcohol, and Caffeine and Their Association With Osteoporosis in Men

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First received: February 15, 2001
Last updated: January 20, 2009
Last verified: February 2003
The goals of this project are to establish a new cohort of male veterans and describe associations between potential risk factors and baseline bone mineral density (BMD) as well as rates of BMD loss.


Study Type: Observational
Official Title: Prevalence and Determinants of Osteoporosis in Male Veterans

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Estimated Enrollment: 1000
Study Start Date: June 1998
Estimated Study Completion Date: January 2001
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Ages Eligible for Study:   50 Years and older
Genders Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No
Veterans aged 50 and older drawn from two existing VA cohorts, the Normative Aging Study (NAS) and the Veterans Health Study (VHS).
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Please refer to this study by its identifier: NCT00011323

United States, Massachusetts
Boston VA Health Care System
Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, United States, 02130
Sponsors and Collaborators
VA Office of Research and Development
  More Information Identifier: NCT00011323     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: 714B 
Study First Received: February 15, 2001
Last Updated: January 20, 2009
Health Authority: United States: Federal Government

Keywords provided by VA Office of Research and Development:
osteoporosis,smoking, alcohol, caffeine

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Bone Diseases
Bone Diseases, Metabolic
Musculoskeletal Diseases processed this record on May 24, 2016