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Osteoporosis prevalence among Mexican American, Non-Hispanic White, and women >80 years old

Osteoporosis is most common among:

  • Mexican American women (20.4%)
  • Non-Hispanic white women (15.8%)
  • and women aged 80 and older (34.9%).

Hansen D, Bazell C, Pelizzari P, Pyenson B. Medicare Cost of Osteoporotic Fractures. Milliman Research Report. 2019; https://static1.squarespace.com/static/5c0860aff793924efe2230f3/t/5d76b949deb7e9086ee3d7dd/1568061771769/Medicare+Cost+of+Osteoporotic+Fractures+20190827.pdf

Reference

Title
Medicare Cost of Osteoporotic Fractures
Publication
Milliman Research Report
Publication Date
2019
Authors
Hansen D, Bazell C, Pelizzari P, Pyenson B
URL
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Categories

  • Cost of Disease
  • Prevalence & Incidence
  • Age - A Major Risk Factor
  • Today's Older Population

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