Fracture risk assessed by Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) compared with fracture risk derived from population fracture rates.

@article{Rubin2011FractureRA,
  title={Fracture risk assessed by Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX) compared with fracture risk derived from population fracture rates.},
  author={K H Rubin and Bo Abrahamsen and Anne Pernille Hermann and Mickael Bech and Jeppe Gram and Kim Brixen},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of public health},
  year={2011},
  volume={39 3},
  pages={312-8}
}
PURPOSE To evaluate the performance of the Swedish version of Fracture Risk Assessment Tool (FRAX)) without bone mass density (BMD) in a Danish population to examine the possibility of applying this version to Danish women. METHODS From the Danish National Register of social security numbers, we randomly selected 5000 women living in the region of Southern Denmark aged 40-90 years to receive a mailed questionnaire concerning risk factors for osteoporosis based on FRAX. The predicted 10-year… CONTINUE READING

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