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released: 4 May 2011 author: AIHW media release

This snapshot brings together the latest data on osteoporosis in Australia. The purpose of the snapshot is to provide the latest statistical information in a timely and efficient manner.

ISSN 1833-0991; ISBN 978-1-74249-131-8; Cat. no. PHE 137; 52pp.; Internet only

Publication

Publication table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Contents
    • Acknowledgments
    • Summary points
  • Body section
    • What is osteoporosis?
    • Prevalence
    • Inter-population variation
      • Regional profile
      • Overseas-born Australians
      • Variation by socioeconomic status
      • Indigenous Australians
    • Fractures and other complications
      • Osteoporotic fractures
      • Osteoporotic hip fractures
      • Colles' fracture
      • Complications
    • Treatment and management
      • General practice visits
      • Hospitalisations
    • Mortality
    • Expenditure
    • Prevention of osteoporosis and fractures
      • Primary prevention of osteoporosis
      • Management of established osteoporosis
      • Falls prevention
  • End matter
    • Appendix 1: Data sources
      • National Health Survey and National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey
      • AIHW National Mortality Database
      • AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database
      • AIHW Disease Expenditure Database
      • Bettering the Evaluation and Care of Health (BEACH) survey
    • Appendix 2: Detailed statistical tables
    • References

Recommended citation

AIHW 2011. A snapshot of osteoporosis in Australia 2011. Arthritis series no. 15. Cat. no. PHE 137. Canberra: AIHW. Viewed 22 November 2014 <http://www.aihw.gov.au/publication-detail/?id=10737418750>.