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Table 4 Clinical risks for fractures recorded in patients with a recent clinical fracture according to the Dutch guidelines

From: Evaluation of patients with a recent clinical fracture and osteoporosis, a multidisciplinary approach

CLINICAL RISKS OF FRACTURE Total Women Men Fragility fracture High trauma Contributors No contributors
Numbers of patients 100 73 27 80 20 57 43
BONE RELATED RISK FACTORS 54 42 12 44 10 33 21
History of clinical fracture after 50 years 31 23 8 25 6 19 12
History of clinical vertebral fracture 2 1 0 1 0 1 0
Mother with fracture 12 9 3 10 2 8 4
Low body weight (<60 kg) 23 20 3 18 5 15 8
Severe immobility 3 3 0 3 0 3 0
Glucocorticosteroids user 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
FALL RELATED RISK FACTORS 79 57 22 65 14 46 33
Mobility: Time Get up and Go test 24 21 3 20 4 12 12
Previous falls: 2 or more falls in the previous year 27 22 5 23 4 15 12
Medication use (benzodiazepines, antiepileptics) 16 14 2 14 2 13 3
Low activities of daily living 49 38 11 43 16* 34** 15
Osteoarthritis 48 40 8 44 4* 25 23
Snellen score-visual acuity less than 0.4 16 8 8 14 2 13 3
Urinary incontinence 19 17 2 19 0 13 6
  1. *p < 0.05 between fragility fracture and high-energy traum fracture, **p < 0.05 between groups with and without contributors