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Table 3 Osteoporosis knowledge scores according knowledge dimensions and women's age-groups.

From: Osteoporosis-related life habits and knowledge about osteoporosis among women in El Salvador: A cross-sectional study

Knowledge dimensions about osteoporosis (expressed as scores). 25–35 years
(n = 73)a
36–49 years
(n = 74)a
Over 49 years
(n = 50)a
Concept related 3 (5) 3 (5) 3 (5)
Symptom related 2 (3) 3 (3) 3 (3)
Affected bone related 0 (3) 2 (2) 0 (2)
Sex related 2 (2) 2 (2) 2 (2)
Risk factor related 3 (5) 3 (5) 3 (5)
Prevention behavior related 3 (5) 3 (5) 3 (5)
Diagnosis related 0 (3) 0 (3) 0 (3)
Actual treatment related 0 (0) 0 (0) 0 (0)
Osteoporosis information source 1 (2) 1 (2) 1 (2)
Σ 14 (28) 17 (27) 15 (27)
  1. All values are median and 75th percentile (in brackets) of reached scores in each knowledge areas, per each age group.
  2. a Comparisons among scores of knowledge specific area per each age group were not significantly different (p > 0.05, Kruskal-Wallis ANOVA on ranks).