Osteoporosis is a global problem that will increase in significance with the growing elderly population. The condition affects both sexes and all races, albeit to different degrees. This article reviews the epidemiology of osteoporosis as it relates to age, sex, ethnicity, and other risk factors and makes projections for the future as populations continue to age worldwide.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Endocrinology and Metabolism Clinics of North America|
|State||Published - Feb 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism