Category: osteoporosis

QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 50 Years or Older with Osteoporosis, by Race and Hispanic Origin — United States, 2017–2018

During 2017–2018, the age-adjusted prevalence of osteoporosis among adults aged 50 years or older was 12.6%. A lower percentage of non-Hispanic Black adults (6.8%) had osteoporosis compared with non-Hispanic White adults (12.9%), non-Hispanic Asian adults (18.4%), and Hispanic adults (14.7%). The observed differences among non-Hispanic White, non-Hispanic Asian, and Hispanic adults did not reach statistical Read More >

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FRAX-based Estimates of 10-year Probability of Hip and Major Osteoporotic Fracture Among Adults Aged 40 and Over: United States, 2013 and 2014

NCHS released a new report that uses FRAX estimates from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2013–2014 to describe the hip and major osteoporotic fracture probability distribution (for adults aged 40 and over) and prevalence of elevated probabilities (for adults aged 50 and over) in the United States. The report defines the distribution of Read More >

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Percentage of Adults Aged 65 and Over With Osteoporosis or Low Bone Mass at the Femur Neck or Lumbar Spine: United States, 2005–2010

A new NCHS Health E-Stat provides information on the percentage of U.S. adults aged 65 and over with osteoporosis and low bone mass at the femur neck or lumbar spine, using data from the 2005–2010 National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey. Key Findings from the Report: During 2005–2010, 16.2% of adults aged 65 and over Read More >

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