Estimating prevalence of osteoporosis: examples from industrialized countries

  title={Estimating prevalence of osteoporosis: examples from industrialized countries},
  author={S. W. Wade and C. Strader and L. Fitzpatrick and M. Anthony and C. O’Malley},
  journal={Archives of Osteoporosis},
  • S. W. Wade, C. Strader, +2 authors C. O’Malley
  • Published 2014
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Osteoporosis
  • SummaryIn 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.PurposeStandardized 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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