Percentage of the population at high risk of osteoporotic fracture in South Korea: analysis of the 2010 Fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination survey data

@article{Kim2013PercentageOT,
  title={Percentage of the population at high risk of osteoporotic fracture in South Korea: analysis of the 2010 Fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination survey data},
  author={Ji Wan Kim and Y.-J. Jeon and D. Baek and Tae Nyun Kim and Jae Suk Chang},
  journal={Osteoporosis International},
  year={2013},
  volume={25},
  pages={1313-1319}
}
Osteoporosis and high-risk osteopenia (high-risk of osteoporotic fractures) are highly prevalent in South Korean postmenopausal women and men aged 50 years and over. This study determined the percentages of the population at high risk of osteoporotic fractures according to the World Health Organization (WHO) criteria and the Fracture Risk Assessment (FRAX) model. Data collected from the 2010 Fifth Korean National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, a cross-sectional survey of the general… CONTINUE READING
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