Table 2

Presence of fragility fracture in Brazilian population, according to gender, age, nutritional supplements use and presence of osteoporosis.

Fragility Fractures

No

Yes


Gender

Male

603 (87%)

89 (13%)

Female

1353 (84%)

241 (15%)

Age (years)

40 – 49

638 (88%)

88 (12%)

50 – 59

397 (88%)

56 (12%)

60 – 69

359 (85%)

62 (15%)

70 – 79

411 (82%)

88 (18%) *

≥ 80

153 (81%)

36 (19%) *

Osteoporosis

No

1809 (87%)

280 (13%)

Yes

150 (75%)

50 (25%) *


* p < 0.001

Pinheiro et al. Nutrition Journal 2009 8:6   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-8-6

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