Estimating prevalence of osteoporosis: examples from industrialized countries.

  title={Estimating prevalence of osteoporosis: examples from industrialized countries.},
  author={Sally W. Wade and Christopher Strader and Lorraine A. Fitzpatrick and Mary S Anthony and Cynthia D. O'Malley},
  journal={Archives of osteoporosis},
UNLABELLED In nine industrialized countries in North America, Europe, Japan, and Australia, country-specific osteoporosis prevalence (estimated from published data) at the total hip or hip/spine ranged from 9 to 38 % for women and 1 to 8 % for men. In these countries, osteoporosis affects up to 49 million individuals. PURPOSE Standardized country-specific prevalence estimates are scarce, limiting our ability to anticipate the potential global impact of osteoporosis. This study estimated the… CONTINUE READING
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