Comparison of FRAX Scores of Southern California Females of Mexican Descent Using US Hispanic and Mexico Database

@inproceedings{Nasser2011ComparisonOF,
  title={Comparison of FRAX Scores of Southern California Females of Mexican Descent Using US Hispanic and Mexico Database},
  author={Keaton M. Nasser and Augusto Focil and Stuart L. Silverman},
  booktitle={Journal of osteoporosis},
  year={2011}
}
Introduction. Regional differences for fracture risk of US Hispanics may vary by national origin. In California, where a majority of the Hispanic population is of Mexican descent, it is of interest to compare the FRAX absolute risk using the US Hispanic and Mexico databases. Methods. We collected FRAX risk factor data from 134 women of Mexican descent in southern California. The FRAX risk score was calculated using the US Hispanic and Mexican databases, using the NOF guidelines for osteoporosis… CONTINUE READING

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