Interrelationship between osteoporosis and fractures of neck of femur

The prevalence of osteoporosis was investigated in a general population sample. Simultaneously the incidence of fractures of the neck of femur in Jerusalem was studied. It was found that the prevalence of definite osteoporosis is increasing with age in both populations, much more striking in females than in males; female to male ratio being 5.0–5.6∶1.0… (More)