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Table 2 Responses of individuals who have had a fragility fracture to questions about their perceptions of osteoporosis and fracture risk (n = 127)

From: Do patients perceive a link between a fragility fracture and osteoporosis?

  Response: Number of Respondents (%)
  YES NO UNSURE
Do you think that breaking your (insert fracture site) means that you are at increased risk of breaking a bone in the future? 55 (43.3) 53 (41.7) 19 (15)
Do you think your fracture was related to osteoporosis? 22 (17.3) 68 (53.5) 37 (29.1)
Have you ever been told that you have osteoporosis? 56 (44.1) 67 (52.8) 4 (3.1)
Do you know what osteoporosis is? 115 (90.6) 11 (8.7) 1 (0.8)