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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.
Osteoporosis causes bones to become weak, and increase the likelihood of fracture.
This report updates the key figures and facts about osteoporosis in Australia.
How prevalent is osteoporosis in Australia?
Is osteoporosis more prevalent in some subpopulations than in others?
Where are the common sites of osteoporotic fractures?
How has the rate of osteoporotic hip fracture changed over time?
How is osteoporosis managed in primary care settings and hospitals?
Does osteoporosis cause death?
How much is spent on osteoporosis management?
Can osteoporosis be prevented?
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