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Table 3 Prevalence of osteoporosis diagnoses and treatment in patients who have sustained a fragility fracture

From: The osteoporosis care gap in Canada

  Hajcsar (2000)18 Papaioannou (2000)17 Khan (2001)16 Juby (2002)15
Diagnosis (%)     
Clinical Diagnosis 18.5 1.7 - 14.5
Densitometry 22.2 - - 3
Either of above - - 50 -
Treatment (%)     
Calcium 32.4 - - 7.6
Vitamin D 13.0 - - 2.8
Calcium and/or Vit D - 4.7 61.6 -
HRT 16 0 - 1.4
Bisphosphonates 7.4 0 - 5.2
Any osteoporosis-specific therapy - - 37.5 9.7