Table of contents

  • Preliminary material
    • Title and verso pages
    • Acknowledgments
    • Contents
    • Abbreviations
    • Summary
      • Prevalence of osteoporosis
      • Impact of osteoporosis
  • Body section
    • 1 Introduction
      • Diagnosing osteoporosis
      • Estimating the prevalence of a 'silent' condition
      • Risk factors for osteoporosis and minimal trauma fracture
      • Questions addressed
      • Report structure
    • 2 Diagnosed osteoporosis
      • Osteoporosis in the community
      • Osteoporosis in residential aged care facilities
    • 3 Measured osteoporosis
      • Epidemiological studies measuring BMD
    • 4 The impact of osteoporosis
      • Lifetime risk of minimal trauma fracture
      • Minimal trauma hip fracture
    • 5 Discussion
      • Prevalence of osteoporosis
      • Impact of osteoporosis
      • Conclusion
  • End matter
    • Appendix A: Data sources
      • AIHW National Hospital Morbidity Database
      • Aged Care Funding Instrument
      • Australian Health Survey
    • Appendix B: Additional table
    • References