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Table 2 Description of Study Sample (n = 21)

From: Decision to take osteoporosis medication in patients who have had a fracture and are 'high' risk for future fracture: A qualitative study

Characteristic  
Age, yrs, range 65-88
Female, n (%) 15 (71)
Fracture type, n %)  
  Wrist 7 (33)
  Hip 7 (33)
  Shoulder 4 (19)
  Ankle 1 (5)
  Patella 1 (5)
  Pelvis 1 (5)
Time since most recent fracture, n (%)  
  6-12 months 12 (57)
  12-18 months 7 (33)
  2-5 years 2 (10)
T-Score, n (%)  
  -1.0 to -2.4 12 (57)
  ≤ -2.5 9 (43)
Taking bisphosphonate at time of interview, n (%) 14 (67)
Decision to take OP medication, n (%)  
  "Easy" 12 (57)
  "Difficult" 9 (43)