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