Assessment of Prevalence of Osteoporotic Fractures among Females of Known Population: A Observational Study

Prevalence of Osteoporotic Fractures

  • Yusuf Ali Deoda Principal Specialist, Department of Orthopedics, Government S K Hospital, Sikar, Rajasthan, India.
  • Bimla Choudhary Senior Resident, Department of Obs. & Gynaecology, Government S K Hospital, Sikar, Rajasthan, India.
  • Prashant Garhwal Junior Specialist, Department of Orthopedics, Government S K Hospital, Sikar, Rajasthan, India.
Keywords: Osteoporotic, Females, Fractures

Abstract

Background: Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease in humans, representing a major public health problem. Hence; we planned the present study to assess prevalence of osteoporotic fractures among females of known population. Subjects and Methods: A total of 50 females were included in the present study. Complete demographic of all the subjects was obtained.  Detailed history of presence or absence of osteoporotic fractures was obtained. All the results were recorded in Microsoft excel sheet and were analysed by SPSS software. Results: The overall incidence of osteoporotic fractures in the present study was 36 percent. Significantly higher prevalence of osteoporotic fractures was seen with increasing age. Conclusion: Significantly high prevalence of osteoporotic fractures among elderly females is seen.

Published
2019-07-08
How to Cite
Deoda, Y., Choudhary, B., & Garhwal, P. (2019). Assessment of Prevalence of Osteoporotic Fractures among Females of Known Population: A Observational Study. Asian Journal of Medical Research, 8(2), OR09-OR11. Retrieved from https://aijournals.com/index.php/ajmr/article/view/790
Section
Orthopaedics