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Table 3 Bone mineral density testing in high and low risk patients

From: Optimizing care in osteoporosis: The Canadian quality circle project

Patient characteristics: n with characteristic/total n (%) Baseline Follow-up
Reason for being in high risk group   
   Facture* 706/883 (80.0) 735/922 (79.6)
   Age (yr)* 3564/5333 (66.8) 3384/4433 (76.3)
   Family History* 362/431 (84.0) 574/648 (88.6)
   Other Major* 2389/3484 (68.6) 953/1159 (82.2)
   Overall High Risk Group 4426/6482 (68.3) 4343/5557 (78.2)
Low risk group:   
   One minor or no risk factors 1123/1889 (59.5) 1088/1771 (61.4)
  1. * Patients may have had other risk factors.