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An estimated 30% of postmenopausal white women have osteoporosis and 54% have osteopenia. By the age of 80, that number increases to an estimated 70% of white women with osteoporosis and 27% with osteopenia.

Melton, Joseph. 1995. 'How Many Women Have Osteoporosis Now? '.